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Pipeline company cleaning up drilling mud spill in swamp

November 2, 2013

LISBON — Two spills involving drilling fluids occurred within a week of each other where a gas transportation pipeline is being laid under wetlands on the County Farm property in Center Townshi....

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ladybug

Nov-02-13 7:01 AM

I thought this stuff never happened.

100b % safe !!!1

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swager

Nov-02-13 8:56 AM

Clay is dangerous how? Nice to see social justice working with the county. Maybe ema and Halleck can find some office space for them. Always room for more communists in govt.

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ladybug

Nov-02-13 9:10 AM

It has to involve more than just clay if there daming the area and EPa is involved

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ladybug

Nov-02-13 9:12 AM

TRY drilling fluids

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EATTHERICH

Nov-02-13 9:57 AM

glad to see Newbold is in the mix [sic]

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EATTHERICH

Nov-02-13 9:58 AM

does the stream in question empty into beaver creek?

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poolboy34

Nov-02-13 10:59 AM

The descriptive "drilling fluids" is referring the the bentonite clay; not the typical drilling fluids used when fracking. In excess, I'm sure the clay would be detrimental to the swamp's ecosystem since it can gel or harden if clay to water ratios are not correct...

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