EPA ties fracking to water pollution
Some doubt it would happen in Eagle Ford.
By Jennifer Dlouhy and Tracy Idell Hamilton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated 02:18 a.m., Friday, December 9, 2011
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday linked hydraulic fracturing with groundwater contamination in Wyoming — a first-of-its-kind conclusion by the federal agency that could trigger new scrutiny of the practice used to extract oil and natural gas nationwide.
The EPA announced its findings as part of a three-year probe into possible water pollution in Pavillion, Wyo.
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- US environmental authorities have declared for the first time that fracking may be to blame for groundwater pollution. (texasvox.org)
- EPA says fracking likely polluted Wyoming aquifer (calgaryherald.com)
- Shale gas drilling’s dirty secret is out | Josh Fox (guardian.co.uk)
- Wyoming water pollution linked with fracking (summitcountyvoice.com)
- Feature: How the EPA linked “fracking” to contaminated well water (arstechnica.com)
- Natural Gas Fracking Linked to Water Contamination by Federal Agency (scientificamerican.com)