Letter: Norwalk River Watershed Association supports fracking waste ban

To the Editor: The Norwalk River Watershed Association supports the passing of the ordinance to ban waste from oil and gas extraction, including fracking waste, that will be voted on by Ridgefield residents on Jan. 9. The current temporary moratorium on fracking waste in Connecticut has loopholes that potentially allow this waste to enter the state, and it includes a … read more

Fracking ban heads to hearing Saturday morning, vote Wednesday night

The town’s nearly year-long debate over a ban against “fracking” — hydraulic fracturing — and the reuse of wastes from the fracking process, which is used in oil and gas extraction, will likely come to a conclusion in the next week. A proposed anti-fracking ordinance petitioned for by more than 600 environmentally concerned citizens will go to a public hearing … read more

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