EPA abandons draft Wyo. fracking study

06/24/2013 | InsideEPA.com (subscription required)

The Environmental Protection Agency is tabling a draft study that suggested fracking contaminated groundwater in Pavillion, Wyo. "While EPA stands behind its work and data, the agency recognizes the State of Wyoming's commitment for further investigation and efforts to provide clean water and does not plan to finalize or seek peer review of its draft Pavillion groundwater report," it said. The EPA said it plans to use the results of its ongoing national study, expected in 2016, to inform its recommendations on fracking.

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