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EPA Final Study Concludes Fracking Does Contaminate Drinking Water

HeadlineDec 14, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency has released its final report on the impacts of fracking, concluding after a six-year study that fracking does contaminate drinking water “under some circumstances.” The report found that all stages of the fracking process have the potential to contaminate drinking water. It’s the most comprehensive study on fracking to date, and it comes after years of residents reporting their water had been contaminated by the drilling process.

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