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Four treatment plants accused of raising bromide levels in Allegheny Read more: Four treatment plan

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http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pitts ... /pittsburgh/s_765722.html

surprised no one saw this and posted it yet...

"...Stanley States, PWSA's water quality director, said he suspects the privately owned plants are processing wastewater from Marcellus shale gas drilling operations, which contains bromide, a naturally occurring salty compound that can form cancer-causing agents when it combines with the chlorine in drinking water..."

Read more: Four treatment plants accused of raising bromide levels in Allegheny - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pitts ... 765722.html#ixzz1ctoD9Jzq

Posted on: 2011/11/6 1:13


Re: Four treatment plants accused of raising bromide levels in Allegheny Read more: Four treatment plan

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Thanks for posting Tom. This comes as no surprise. How many of you get your drinking water from the Allegheny?

Posted on: 2011/11/7 8:28


Re: Four treatment plants accused of raising bromide levels in Allegheny Read more: Four treatment plan

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Jeff,

Not you and me. We get it from the poop river!

Posted on: 2011/11/7 11:22


Re: Four treatment plants accused of raising bromide levels in Allegheny Read more: Four treatment plan

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Mine comes from the lake with the gator and a trib to the Yough...would get it at work but have a water cooler...thank god.

Posted on: 2011/11/7 21:02


Re: Four treatment plants accused of raising bromide levels in Allegheny Read more: Four treatment plan

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Mine comes from ohio river - worse yet. Yucko!

Posted on: 2011/11/7 21:10


Re: Four treatment plants accused of raising bromide levels in Allegheny Read more: Four treatment plan

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dryflyguy, you get the best that the allegheny and the mon have to offer!!
it's gonna be just like the old days, the water will be undrinkable, so we'll have to rely on beer!

Posted on: 2011/11/8 6:39






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