Enviros Want Probe Of Halliburton, BJ Fracking Ops

Law360, New York (August 6, 2010, 4:00 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council and two dozen other green groups are urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to probe whether Halliburton Corp. and B.J. Services Co. violated federal law by using diesel fuel in fluid to extract natural gas through hydraulic fracturing.

In a letter Thursday to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, a coalition of over 25 environmental groups asked the agency to open an investigation into whether the companies violated the Safe Drinking Water Act while drilling for gas.

The groups referenced...
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