Tuesday, 7 July 2015

US - Secrecy over fracking chemicals clouds environmental risks, advocates say

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/05/fracking-injection-chemicals-drinking-water-transparency?CMP=share_btn_linkThe fracking industry must be compelled to provide far more detailed information to regulators if the public is to be accurately informed of any risks to the environment, advocacy groups say.
A report by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last month found that hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas can lead, and has led, to the contamination of drinking water. It was the first time the federal government had admitted such a link.

Read the full report via The Guardian ( where else! ) here: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/05/fracking-injection-chemicals-drinking-water-transparency?CMP=share_btn_link

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