Archive for December 13th, 2013

Toxic Coal Ash and Fracking Wastewater Used to De-Ice Roads

To sum up: hazardous materials from both coal production and from "fracking" are being used on roads to help melt ice and snow. Of course, when the snow melts and the toxic-laden water runs off, it ends up in streams, rivers...and quite possibly our drinking water supplies. Does that sounds like a smart idea to anyone other than the fossil fuel industry? No, we didn't think so.
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