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EPA issues final research plan for studying impact of fracking on...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a final research plan for its ongoing and congressionally mandated study of the controversial but common oil and gas drilling procedure known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

Polis, DeGette sign letter supporting ‘fracking’ chemical disclosure on public lands

Forty-six members of Congress, including Colorado Democratic Reps. Jared Polis and Diana DeGette, sent a letter to former Colorado senator and current Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Thursday backing the disclosure of secret chemicals used in the controversial natural gas drilling process called hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.”

Fracking fluid kills fish in Pennsylvania stream, state enviro officials say

ProPublica Monday reported environmental officials were scrambling to clean up 8,000 gallons of a “potential carcinogen” manufactured by Halliburton and used in a natural...