Volume 93 Issue 44 | p. 22 | Concentrates
Issue Date: November 9, 2015

Advisers Disagree With EPA On Fracking

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: hydraulic fracturing, fracking, EPA

A scientific advisory panel tasked with reviewing EPA’s draft study on hydraulic fracturing and drinking water is at odds with the agency’s key message. When EPA released a draft report of the long-awaited study in June, the agency concluded that the controversial oil and gas drilling technique has had no “widespread, systemic impact” on water resources. Now, some on the peer review committee, which consists of scientists and engineers from . . .

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