Tuesday, January 8, 2013

EPA Avoiding Some Tough Details with Fracking Study

From The Associated Press:
In the report, the EPA describes what it is and isn’t studying. The agency also indicates its final report won’t provide a measurement of the likelihood of contamination — for example, once every 100,000 wells or once every 1,000.
The industry and many federal and state officials say fracking is safe when done properly, but environmental groups and some scientists contend the risk of contamination is too great.
Earthworks, an environmental group based in Washington, said it welcomes the EPA study but has concerns with plans not to include some probability of groundwater contamination in the final report.
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