EPA fracking report draws flak from industry, lawmakers

02/1/2012 | CBS News

Industry groups and lawmakers attacked the Environmental Protection Agency's draft study linking groundwater contamination to hydraulic fracturing in Pavillion, Wyo. "Once misinformation gets out into the public, it takes on a life of its own and is almost impossible to correct," said Kathleen Sgamma, vice president of government and public affairs for the Western Energy Alliance. "It is important to recognize what EPA is doing in Wyoming is not isolated. They are going after fracking everywhere they can," said Rep. Ralph Hall, R-Texas.

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