Tag: Chartiers Creek

Big Spill in Little Chartiers Creek

Less than five months after a ‘significant fish kill’ further downstream, from what was believed to be a turf fungicide, we read of yet another significant spill of 5,000 to 6,000 gallons of gasoline, where an estimated 1,000 fish and other aquatic species died… Continue Reading “Big Spill in Little Chartiers Creek”

Fungicide Fish Kill

This headline appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on July 17, 2021: Fish and Boat officials investigate ‘significant fish kill’ in Chartiers Creek “Waterways conservation officers were dispatched and were on scene that evening and Friday. They found dead fish on banks and floating in the… Continue Reading “Fungicide Fish Kill”

Brown Foam

When the frackers began to ramp- up their fracking activities in our county, just over a decade ago, my greatest pollution concerns were for our streams, rivers and lakes. It made perfect sense then, and even more sense now, as we have seen repeated… Continue Reading “Brown Foam”