Tag: groundwater

Sierra Club once again denies science on fracking and groundwater

Sierra Club once again denies science on fracking and groundwater

U.S. EPA 5 year study found no evidence of widespread contamination of drinking water from fracking by Nicole Jacobs, EnergyInDepth In a not-so-surprising move, Sierra Club issued a statement last week disregarding the findings of a recent United States Geological Survey (USGS) study that found fracking is NOT impacting groundwater in three major U.S. shale plays. […]

NRDC-funded study: ‘No indication of groundwater contamination’ from fracking

NRDC-funded study: ‘No indication of groundwater contamination’ from fracking

Study adds to long list of scientific evidence showing fracking not a significant threat to groundwater By Seth Whitehead, EnergyInDepth Just two days after the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and other anti-fracking groups “marched for science” as part of Earth Day, an NRDC-funded study has added to the already long list of scientific evidence […]

EPA’s final report on fracking and groundwater: 10 things to know

EPA’s final report on fracking and groundwater: 10 things to know

If fracking was inherently risky to drinking water, EPA report would produce more than list of hypothetical contamination scenarios By Seth Whitehead, EnergyInDepth A thorough review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 666-page final drinking water report further solidifies what EID reported last week: the substance of the report — its actual data — reinforces the […]

By December 26, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
EPA to release final report on fracking, groundwater: 4 things to know

EPA to release final report on fracking, groundwater: 4 things to know

EPA report right in line with dozens of reports that came to same conclusion By Katie Brown, PhD, EnergyInDepth Just before the Thanksgiving break, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy gave a speech at the National Press Club explaining what the agency hopes to accomplish in the last few months of the Obama administration. During […]

By December 6, 2016 0 Comments Read More →