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Injection well, gas water concerns addressed at Gas Task Force meeting

March 20, 2013

Photo by Colin Deppen Pictured are members of the Elk County Gas Task Force at Tuesday's meeting in which injection wells used in the disposal of fracking wastewater were the topic of discussion on the heels of a contentious battle over plans to erect such a well in Highland Township.

RIDGWAY - Controversy looming over the planned introduction of an injection well in Highland Township informed much of the discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force where presentations by representatives from environmental regulatory agencies focused on the role of injection wells in the disposal of wastewater from natural gas drilling.

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