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EPA: Fracking is safe for drinking water

pennsylvania drinking water tainted by oil and gas drilling

The issue and large debate surrounding hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is whether or not it is safe for drinking water. Well, our questions have finally been answered thanks to a long awaited study conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA’s five year long study concluded that tracking, in most cases, is not harmful to drinking water.  However, the ...

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