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Epa Fracking Study

Kate Sheppard

EPA: Fracking Linked To Some Water Contamination, But Not A Lot | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday released a much-anticipated study of whether hydraulic fracturing contaminates drinking ...

Documents Reveal EPA's National Fracking Study Halted by Industry Pressure

Jesse Coleman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Green
Jesse Coleman

Fracking companies had extensive influence over a critical study of the groundwater impacts of fracking, according to insider documents released by Greenpeace.

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce President Speaks Out Against Fracking Study

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Green

(Adds White House comment) WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - America's largest business lobby group warned the Obama administration on Tue...

EPA's Abandoned Wyoming Fracking Study One Retreat Of Many

Posted 07.03.2013 | Green

ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten reports: When the Environmental Protection Agency abruptly retreated on its multimillion-dollar investigation into w...

Petro Plutocracy

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Last week the world got a preview of America's new, post-Citizens-United petro plutocracy, with the oil lords flexing their political muscles like oil-soaked bodybuilders pumped up on a steroid drip of campaign dollars. It was all about fracking.

Feds To Study Fracking In 5 States

Posted 08.26.2011 | Green

By ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten The Environmental Protection Agency will focus its national st...