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Highland Twp. to challenge 'injection well' permit

February 13, 2014

Photo by Ted Lutz A standing-room-only crowd of more than 50 attended Wednesday's meeting of the Highland Township Board of Supervisors. Many in the crowd spoke out against a proposed injection well for the disposal of drilling fluids.

JAMES CITY – The Highland Township Board of Supervisors agreed Wednesday to challenge the issuance of a federal permit for a wastewater disposal well near James City.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) two weeks ago approved a 10-year permit for the controversial underground "injection well" along Lamont Road near Route 66.

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