Tuesday, November 13, 2012

EPA Fracking Study Hitting Roadblock

From TribLive.com:
The Environmental Protection Agency can’t find a partner to help perform a study of shale drilling and drinking water, a year after it said it would take such action, a federal official said Friday in Oakland.
The result is that federal scientists may not be able to do before-and-after testing of shale gas operations in Washington County and other locations.
EPA science adviser Glenn Paulson detailed the problem at the University of Pittsburgh’s annual conference on shale drilling’s health effects. The agency still is looking for companies to give them access for the study, due in 2014, he told a crowd of more than 150 people.
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