EPA Calls For More Public Input On Fracking Study

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 5:34 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asked the public Thursday to submit scientific data and literature for its ongoing research study on the impact of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water, stressing the agency's desire to stay updated on evolving industry practices and technologies.

The study, which began in 2011 and is scheduled to be released for comment and peer review in 2014, looks at the full hydraulic fracturing water cycle, including acquisition, mixing of chemicals and managing flowback and disposing waste. The agency said it is requesting...
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