EPA's Wyo. Fracking Study Missed The Mark, Oil Group Says

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 3:22 PM EDT) -- An oil and gas industry group on Wednesday ripped a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency draft report that found groundwater near an Encana Corp. gas field in Wyoming contained chemicals linked with hydraulic fracturing, citing a study it commissioned claiming the EPA’s investigation was flawed.

The Independent Petroleum Association of America said a study it had commissioned from environmental and water resource consulting firm S.S. Papadopulos & Associates Inc. showed that the EPA hadn’t provided sufficient data or analysis to support its conclusions.

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