Below is the first part of an article by Ryan Grenoble from Huffingtonpost.com. It reads…
The tiny town of Bokoshe, Okla.,population 500, has had enough of the pollution that residents blame on power plants and fracking waste. Now, these citizens have filed a class-action suit against the companies they think are responsible.
In 2010, Bokoshe citizens were alarmed to find a coal ash dump site near their town was discharging toxic chemicals into their groundwater and likely emitting particles of arsenic, lead and mercury into their air they breathe.
Fast forward to November 2013, when Oklahoma’s News 6 uncovered that fracking wastewater also had been discharged at Bokoshe, in quantities of “hundreds of millions of gallons.”
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