A pipe in an abandoned mine backed up and caused some serious flooding in Elizabeth Township Monday afternoon.
Douglas Run Road is now open to traffic in Elizabeth Township after water from an abandoned coal mine flooded a section of the road on Monday.
Officials say water from an abandoned mine is gushing through a neighborhood in Elizabeth Township. The water is flowing into the Youghiogheny and Monongahela rivers.
Environmental contractors have quite a mess on their hands in Shippingport, Beaver County. An unknown amount of diesel fuel spilled from a pipeline on a hillside that burst around 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
The Department of Environmental Protection said the rivers were clear of radioactivity from drilling on Monday. Now they’re concerned about bromides which can form cancer-causing compounds and they want to find out where they’re coming from.
The state tested for radioactivity in seven rivers and creeks downstream from plants that treat drilling wastewater. In each case, the DEP found that readings for radioactive material were at or below safe water standards.
The state Department of Environmental Protection has a new website to help people find information about oil and gas drilling.
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