EPA Not Ready To Cut Off Public Input For Fracking Study

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 6:10 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a Tuesday Federal Register filing that it's extending the deadline for public input on its study of hydraulic fracturing's effects on drinking water until Nov. 15, a signal that future agency rules on the controversial practice may be a long way off.

The original deadline for the public to submit data and scientific literature to inform the EPA's ongoing research on the potential impacts of fracking on drinking water — which the agency originally asked for in November —...
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