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Final EPA Study Confirms That Fracking Contaminates Drinking Water

Statement of Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch
WASHINGTON -

 “The EPA has confirmed what we’ve known all along: fracking can and does contaminate drinking water. We are pleased that the agency has acted on the recommendations of its Science Advisory Board and chosen be frank about the inherent harms and hazards of fracking. Today the Obama administration has rightly prioritized facts and science, and put public health and environmental protection over the profit-driven interests of the oil and gas industry."

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