Internal EPA Doc Warns Of Drilling's Harm To Pa. Town's Water

Law360, Chicago (July 29, 2013, 4:17 PM EDT) -- An internal U.S. Environmental Protection Agency document cited in a media report Saturday reportedly presented concerns from on-site agency staff about drilling-related contamination of wells in Dimock, Pa., a town where the EPA declared the water safe to drink.

The Los Angeles Times reported that it had obtained an internal EPA PowerPoint presentation in which staff members at the agency's Mid-Atlantic outpost in Philadelphia had warned their higher-ups that Dimock wells had been contaminated with methane and other chemicals that were probably released during natural gas...
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