Fracking study's findings could lead to increased monitoring, regulations

05/10/2011 | Forbes

A study on hydraulic fracturing published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has cleared the procedure from direct contamination of drinking-water supplies, but the report still might lead to tighter regulations on fracking, according to Jeff McMahon. "[T]he study may open the largely unregulated practice of hydraulic fracturing to regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency under the Safe Drinking Water Act," he writes.

View Full Article in:

Forbes

Published in Brief: