Local Event Provides Unique Entertainment To Inspire Life Lessons
Killeen, TX (October 27, 2012) – The final weekend in October holds the events of Killeen’s first-ever Family Adventure Outdoor Expo. With over 70 vendors, the outdoor expo is certain to appeal to a wide variety of all who attend. The free event, open to the public, begins on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center located at 3601 South WS Young Drive.
17 Groups petition EPA for public reporting of chemical releases from fracking, other oil and gas operations
127,000 Tons of Undisclosed Hazardous Emissions: Oil and Gas Would Join Other Industries, Including Coal, That Already Report to the Toxics Release Inventory; Federal Disclosure for O&G Not Yet Required Despite Surge in Fracking Chemical Pollution.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- October 24, 2012: The Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), along with 16 other local, regional, and national organizations petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to require the oil and gas extraction industry—including companies engaged in fracking—to report to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). The oil and gas extraction industry has long used and released large amounts of TRI-listed toxic chemicals, and this has dramatically increased in the last decade with the rapid spread of horizontal hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”).