Rep. Upton urges feds not to block fracking

06/20/2013 | Hill, The

The Obama administration should just allow hydraulic fracturing to proceed as the drilling technique has helped spur a domestic boom in natural gas production, said Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich. This comes as authorities are considering new fracking regulations, which would require drillers to disclose the chemicals used in the technique. "We haven't seen a single instance where groundwater has been contaminated by fracking -- not one," Upton said.

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