EPA ties fracking to water pollution – San Antonio Express-News

EPA ties fracking to water pollution – San Antonio Express-News.

EPA ties fracking to water pollution

Some doubt it would happen in Eagle Ford.
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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