Volumes of Drilling Wastewater Rising in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Injection wells across Ohio accepted a record 28.8 million barrels of wastewater from drilling operations last year, despite a slowdown in oil and gas exploration in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and compiled by Teresa Mills show that the volume of wastewater disposed of in Class II injection wells in 2015 was 27.2% higher than in 2013. Mills is an Ohio-based activist with the Buckeye Forest Council and the Cen

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