EPA: ‘Widespread, Systemic’ Impact Of Fracking On Drinking Water Not Found

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 11:42 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on June 4 issued a report in which the agency says it did not find evidence that hydraulic fracturing operations have led to widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water resources in the United States.

(Report available. Document #94-150609-023X.)

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The EPA conducted its assessment of the impact on drinking water posed by fracking using data sources that included federal- and state-collected data sets, databases maintained by federal and state government agencies, other publicly available data and information and...
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