EPA: No widespread harm from fracking
Agency’s draft study says drinking water not at risk; finds small number of cases of harm; vulnerabilities of resources identified
Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said June 4 in a report that also warned of potential contamination of water supplies if safeguards are not maintained.
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Congress ordered report
Divergence of opinion
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