EPA to Investigate How Fracking Impacts Drinking Water
It's about time the EPA looks into how natural gas fracking is affecting the drinking water of people living near the over 10,000 natural gas drilling sites in the U.S.
The EPA announced last week that they will study the impact of using massive quantities of water on the local environment, contaminant spills at drilling sites, and contamination of drinking water from the fracking process.
Initial results will be available in 2012, but the study will not be complete until 2014.
In the meantime, shouldn't fracking be put on hold? I think so.
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