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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted July 16, 2013

From time to time we hear it claimed that the oil and natural gas industry is somehow keeping federal officials from enforcing pertinent environmental laws or exercising due oversight. Conspiracy allegations no doubt make good fundraising fodder and surely boost one’s chances of gaining entrée in certain circles.

Yet, EPA missteps in a handful of recent cases involving natural gas and hydraulic fracturing suggest something else: an agency that sometimes has acted hastily, imprudently, on a foundation of faulty science leading to unfounded conclusions.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 18, 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it will launch a study into the oil and natural gas production practice known as hydraulic fracturing. According to a press statement, EPA will focus on fracking's potential impact on water quality and public health. 

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