Sens. Question Validity Of EPA Fracking Pollution Study

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 2:06 PM EST) -- A pair of senior Republican lawmakers on Thursday accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of letting shaky science and political pressure force the premature release of a report linking hydraulic fracturing to groundwater contamination in Wyoming and questioned whether a final version could ever be considered credible.

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., and Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., sent a letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson criticizing "repeated missteps and setbacks" throughout the agency's process, including last week's decision to accept public comment for an additional eight months...
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