New Report Finds Chemicals of Concern in Local Drinking Water

There was a list of nine cancer-causing chemicals that were found in at least one of the 10 largest municipal drinking water systems in Allegheny County. One of the more prominent ones was bromodichloromethane. Here’s the article

From the article, “One of the most notable sources is oil and gas wastewater”

ExxonMobil scouting for potential cracker site in Beaver County

Shell plant in Beaver (currently under construction)

As if our region didn’t have enough world scale ethane cracker plants. Exxon is scouting a location for another plant. Here’s the article from WPXI news. Another article by the Alleghney front here.