December 20, 2016 archive

EPA’s Six-Year $29 million Study of Fracking and Drinking Water

Six years and $29 million later, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it is unclear whether hydraulic fracturing truly contaminates drinking water as some environmentalists and residents claim. The EPA recently released its six-year long study, stating that in some circumstances, fracking does present a risk to drinking water. But the giant agency also said there …

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President Signs Act Formally Adopting Settlement of Water Fight in Oklahoma

When President Obama recently put his name to the WIIN Act, he also formally signed into law the historic water agreement that allows Oklahoma City to have legal access to Sardis Lake for drinking water from the Chickasaw and Choctaw tribes. Although the agreement was reached last summer and announced by Gov. Mary Fallin, it …

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