River

Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture Under Arkansas River Investigated

Investigators with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and Spectra Energy are trying to determine how part of the company’s Texas Eastern natural gas pipeline under the Arkansas River near Little Rock ruptured, leaving a two-mile stretch of the river closed to commercial traffic.

June 4, 2015

Natural Gas Pipeline Rupture Under Arkansas River Causes Ripples

Investigators with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) and Spectra Energy are trying to determine how part of the company's Texas Eastern natural gas pipeline under the Arkansas River near Little Rock ruptured, leaving a two-mile stretch of the river closed to commercial traffic.

June 4, 2015

House Bill Proposes Improvements in Delaware River Basin

A bill introduced Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives calls for the federal government to improve restoration and conservation efforts in the Delaware River Basin through the use of public-private partnerships and coordination among basin stakeholders.

April 16, 2015

House Bill Proposes Improvements in Delaware River Basin

A bill introduced Tuesday in the U.S. House of Representatives calls for the federal government to improve restoration and conservation efforts in the Delaware River Basin through the use of public-private partnerships and coordination among basin stakeholders.

April 16, 2015

Local Water Supply Impacted by Montana Oil Spill

Water supplies affected by last Saturday’s crude oil spill of up to 50,000 gallons along the Yellowstone River in Montana were deemed to be meeting federal safe drinking water standards as of Friday, the state Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) said.

January 23, 2015
Post-Wastewater Discharge Standards, Monongahela River Clean Enough to Drink

Post-Wastewater Discharge Standards, Monongahela River Clean Enough to Drink

A 70-mile stretch of the Monongahela River is no longer impaired for potable water use, according to a report issued by Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). A voluntary prohibition on Marcellus Shale wastewater discharge may get the credit for the cleaner water.

December 30, 2014

Oil/Gas a Small Part of Water Problem, Part of Solution, Too

The volume of water used for mining — which includes oil and gas extraction with fracking — is miniscule compared to the amount used to irrigate crops, serve municipalities and supply manufacturers. But large-scale fracking is a relatively new use not without controversy, and that continues to draw scrutiny at a time when Texas and much of the West have been gripped by drought.

October 9, 2014

For First Time in Decades, WV to Lease Valuable Mineral Rights Under Ohio River

The West Virginia Department of Commerce is evaluating bids from several exploration and production (E&P) companies interested in valuable mineral rights below the Ohio River in the northern part of the state.

October 3, 2014

Quicksilver Files at NEB to Liquefy, Export Horn River Gas

Quicksilver Resources Canada Inc. (QRCI) has filed with regulators for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project that would allow it to liquefy its Horn River gas production and export it to Asian markets.

July 29, 2014

NatGas/Oil Wells Put Colorado’s White River on ‘Most Endangered’ List

Drilling for natural gas and oil in northern Colorado has American Rivers calling the state’s White River one of the most endangered rivers in the United States.

April 15, 2014