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Fracking With Forever Chemicals In Texas

Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in Texas

Oil and gas companies used PFAS in Texas wells, but the extent of its use is obscured by six billion pounds of “trade secret” chemicals.

Testimony

PSR Testimony on Supplemental Methane Rule

Official testimony from PSR’s Barbara Gottlieb on the U.S. EPA’s Supplemental Rule to Reduce Climate-Harming Pollution from Oil and Natural Gas Operations.

MATS Delay Letter for Sign-On FINAL

MATS Delay Letter

PSR signed on to this letter to the Biden Administration urging it to finalize the finding that the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) are appropriate and necessary without further delay.

Webinar Fracking With Forever Chemicals In Ohio

Webinar: Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in Ohio

Are Ohio lands being contaminated with PFAS chemicals used in fracking? Learn what PSR has uncovered and how Ohio can take action to ban this toxic “forever” chemical from fracking.

Fracking With Forever Chemicals In Ohio

Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in Ohio

Previously unpublicized information unearthed by PSR shows that a class of extremely toxic and persistent chemicals known as PFAS has been used in Ohio’s oil and gas wells since at least 2013.

Disclosures Of Fracking Chemicals

Essential Elements to Improve Disclosure of Chemicals Used in Oil and Gas Operations

The use of chemicals is an important and potentially dangerous part of oil and gas production.

Chemical Makers Exemptions From Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules

Chemical Makers’ Exemptions from Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules

In the sixteen leading oil- and gas-producing states, manufacturers of chemicals used in fracking are largely exempt from requirements that they disclose to the public the chemicals that make up their products.

Compendium 8

Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking and Associated Gas and Oil Infrastructure

The latest edition of PSR’s fracking “Compendium,” a collection of some 2,000 abstracts of and links to medical, scientific and investigative reports about the consequences of oil and gas drilling, fracking, and infrastructure.

Testimony

Mercury and Air Toxics PSR Testimony

PSR’s Barbara Gottlieb and Climate Ambassadors Janis B. Petzel, MD and Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN, FANA, testified in support of the EPA reaffirming and strengthening the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants rule.

Webinar: Fracking with PFAS in Colorado

PSR webinar featuring Dusty Horwitt, author of our report on fracking chemicals in Colorado, and Sonya Lunder of Sierra Club.