Long-Awaited EPA Study Shows How Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

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By Amanda Frank, Center for Effective Government A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study that was five years in the making was released yesterday.  Its un-news: fracking can contaminate drinking water sources. The report acknowledges what scientists, environmental groups, and...
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Industry Lobbyists’ Latest Whoppers Fighting Safe Air For Americans

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By John Walke, Natural Resources Defense Council This week a lobbyist for the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) testified at a Congressional hearing opposing safer health standards for ground-level ozone, or smog, pollution that EPA is expected to finalize this fall. At a House...
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Is Fracking Safe Now? What the EPA’s Fracking and Drinking Water Study Really Says

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Yesterday, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited (and heavily scrutinized) report on drinking water impacts from hydraulic fracturing. The report has made headlines, but anyone following the science around fracking...
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