Friday, December 21, 2012

EPA Releases Update on Hydraulic Fracturing Study

On December 21, 2012 EPA issued a progress report for its ongoing Study of the Potential Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources. The update provides information and status of research projects, the agency’s approach, and framework for the final study expected to be released in 2014.

The full progress report and executive summary are available here:

EPA is accepting responses to its request for information until April 30, 2013. EPA’s request for information is available here:

Federal Register Notice by the EPA

Written by Anna Leonenko, Research Fellow
Penn State Law, Agricultural Law Center
April 2, 2013

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