Monday, May 16, 2011

Fracking fluid: waste Koch formaldehyde

Recall the 2005 secret Cheney energy task force. Koch Industries had millions of tons of waste chemicals like formaldehyde and benzene that the Environmental Protection Agency was pressuring them to destroy. A plan was hatched by Bush Interior Secretary Gale Norton to skirt regulation and force the EPA administrator to allow the pumping of these volatile chemicals into oil shale.

h/t Professor David Newquist and Hummingbirdminds' Michael Shay.

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