For the last five years, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been conducting a study on the potential impacts of fracking on drinking water. The study examined mechanisms within the fracking water lifecycle that could result in contamination of drinking water sources.
Clean Water Action has been watchdogging the study as EPA works to finalize the study, which is currently under review by EPA's Science Advisory Board (SAB).
The report has confirmed many of what people who live near fracking already know: that fracking threatens drinking water...
- Issue Brief
- Widespread Uncertainty
- In Their Words
- EPA Identified Threats to Drinking Water from Fracking
- Clean Water Action/NRDC Comments