June 04, 2015

EPA Report

Reported at Earthworks June 4, 2015 : EPA study reveals fracking pollutes water

Despite investigation weakened by oil and gas industry obstructionism, EPA confirms what communities living with fracking have known for almost a decade

Washington DC -- In a watershed moment, today EPA announced fracking does pollute drinking water with the release of the draft final version of its study of Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas and Its Potential Impact on Drinking Water Resources. Congress commissioned the study in 2010 in response to increasing public questions about the risks posed to drinking water by the unconventional oil and gas boom. 

See full article at http://www.earthworksaction.org/media/detail/EPA_study_reveals_fracking_pollutes_water110

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