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Inner workings of injection wells topic at Gas Task Force meeting

March 24, 2013

Photo submitted Pictured are participants at the Emergency Services Building in Ridgway using technology to attend an educational program on natural gas wastewater sponsored by the Potter County Natural Gas Resource Team.

RIDGWAY - Questions surrounding the potential of adverse environmental impact of injection wells used in the disposal of wastewater produced in the natural gas drilling process were addressed in a presentation from Karen Johnson, chief of the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Underground Injection Control Program's Ground Water and Enforcement Branch at a recent meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force.

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