EPA Exonerates Fracking in Pennsylvania
The tiny town of Dimmock, Pennsylvania has served as the post child for the anti-fracking movement for quite some time now. according to a statement released by the Environmental Protection Agency the lies from environmentalists about the dangers of fracking for natural gas in Dimmock has been squashed.
In a press release from the EPA this week they stated:
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has completed its sampling of private drinking water wells in Dimock, Pa. Data previously supplied to the agency by residents, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Cabot Oil and Gas Exploration had indicated the potential for elevated levels of water contaminants in wells, and following requests by residents EPA took steps to sample water in the area to ensure there were not elevated levels of contaminants. Based on the outcome of that sampling, EPA has determined that there are not levels of contaminants present that would require additional action by the Agency.
One would hope this assault on fracking would now cease but having seen the distortions about fracking safety one should not hold their breathe.
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