5/17/2011

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.

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