EPA Inspector General: Review Of Threats Posed By Fracking Will Proceed

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 3:51 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Inspector General for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Oct. 20, 2014, released his response to an inquiry from a federal legislator, concluding that the EPA will proceed with a review of the agency’s ability — as well as the ability of states — to manage potential threats to water resources posed by hydraulic fracturing.

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On Oct. 2, U.S. Sen. James M. Inhofe sent a letter to EPA Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins Jr. requesting that the inspector not proceed with...
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