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The energy that lights up, turns on, cools and heats our lives leaves… a trail of waste. And the waste from the gas drilling known as “fracking” is often radioactive.
Reporter Glynis Board, with the Ohio Valley ReSource, and the nonprofit Center for Public Integrity found that spotty regulation of this “hot” waste creates ripe conditions for improper disposal.
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Ohio Valley ReSource is a public media partnership covering the region’s economic transition. It is made possible with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and WOUB Public Media.