When Secretary Krancer requested in April that all plants discharging drilling wastewater untreated for TDS to streams to stop by May 19th, there were no more than 16 plants and probably less doing so.
How many stopped? My estimate is at least 10 of the 16 and possibly 14. What do others know?
Hart Resource Technologies, a company that served the shallow drilling industry well before the first Marcellus well, continues to discharge but as reported by the Pittsburgh Tribune Review at lower volumes than prior to May 19th. No details were immediately available.
The Johnstown Redevelopment Authority stated to the Pittsburgh Tribune Review that it was continuing to discharge but would stop in a few weeks.
Again, I am very interested in getting the details about how many plants stopped by May 19th, how many continue to discharge, and what are the volumes being discharged.