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Naveena Sadasivam at ProPublica writes Report Criticizes EPA Oversight of Injection Wells:
Federal environment officials have failed to adequately oversee hundreds of thousands of wells used to inject toxic oil and gas drilling waste deep underground, according to .
The report, released Monday by the U. S. Government Accountability Office, is critical of the Environmental Protection Agency's inconsistent handling of safety inspections, poor record keeping, and failure to adjust its guidelines to adapt to new risks brought by the recent boom in domestic drilling, including the understanding that injection wells are causing earthquakes.
The EPA generally agreed with the GAO's findings and characterization of the challenges the agency is currently facing.
Concerns have mounted recently about potential water contamination from injections wells.
While country/western has never appealed to my tastes, I have to say that this song is pretty entertaining. It might actually be the only country/western song to contain clever, thought-out lyrics. Plus, it's got some serious societal commentary and genre criticism delivered with all the (completely-warranted) sass it needs. Maddie & Tae spare no one in this parody, making fun of every single trope you could possibly find in a modern country/western song.
BY WILLIAM CRUM, Staff WriterBids for the MAPS 3 expo center at State Fair Park came in under estimates when they were opened Thursday afternoon at City Hall.
That was a relief after last week, when bids for the MAPS 3 whitewater recreation center far exceeded estimates.