Over 9 billion gallons of hazardous waste are injected underground every year.

Links To Related Sites

http://www.epa.gov/watertrain/cwa/ EPA’s summary of Clean Water Act

http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/other/oil/index.htm EPA site on crude oil and natural gas waste

http://www.epa.gov/safewater/uic/index.html EPA’s Underground Injection Control Program


EPA's February 2007 Cleanup Newsletter

http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1154/ Environmental aspects of produced-water salt releases in onshore and coastal petroleum-producing areas of the conterminous U.S. – a bibliography

http://energy.cr.usgs.gov/prov/prodwat/data2.htm Maps of historical U.S. oil and gas production

http://www.usgs.gov United States Geological Survey website

http://www.scorecard.org/chemical-profiles/ Health effects, sources and other information about specific toxic chemicals

http://www.scorecard.org/health-effects/ organized by disease categories with information on chemicals that have been tested and found to increase risk of specific diseases

http://www.environmentaldefense.org links science, economics and law to create innovative, equitable and cost-effective solutions to society's most urgent environmental problems – host of scorecard.org

http://www.tceq.org the website for Texas Commission for Environmental Quality, the environmental agency for the state of Texas

http://www.albionmonitor.com/9909a/undergroundinjection.html article in Albion Monitor – “Most of U.S. Liquid Toxic Waste Injected Underground”