Public Forum on Local Disposal of Spent Hydrofracturing Fluids
Wednesday, March 4th, 6 PM
Spencer-Van Etten High School Auditorium
16 Dartt Cross Rd. off Route 224, Spencer NY
Injection wells are the number one choice on DEC’s scoping document for disposal of spent frac fluids. In order to accommodate the scope of development anticipated in the Marcellus Shale, there would need to hundreds of injection sites accross our region.
The CitizensEnergyAlliance announces the following public forum hosted by Fortuna Energy Corporation of Horseheads NY (see attached press release), concerning storage of hydrofracturing (“fracking”) drilling waste water in spent Southern Tier gas wells, a process that has already been permitted by the DEC (NYS Department of Environmental Conservationwww.dec.ny.gov) and which is scheduled to proceed in the testing phase in the Mallula well in Van Etten NY, Chemung County this summer.
Fortuna Energy chemists, engineers, legal and public relations advisors will be on hand to present information, receive comments and answer questions from the public, local officials and residents.
For further information:
Citizen’s Energy Alliance: Autumn Stoschek 607-229-0230
jlobdell@fortunaene rgy.com Horseheads HQ Public Relations, Fortuna Energy 607-562-4000
Fortuna Energy Good Neighbor Hotline (866-566-4747)