More Fracking Lies from the EPA, Part Deux

Watts Up With That?

Guest post by David Middleton

This is the promised sequel to More Fracking Lies from the EPA.

The EPA’s new report on fracking can be downloaded here:

Hydraulic Fracturing for Oil and Gas: Impacts from the Hydraulic Fracturing Water Cycle on Drinking Water Resources in the United States (Final Report)

Most of this report deals with everything other than fracking.

epaes https://cfpub.epa.gov/ncea/hfstudy/recordisplay.cfm?deid=332990

The only section directly relevant to fracking is “Well Injection.”

The report supposedly supports this statement:

“There are instances when hyrdofracking has impacted drinking water resources. That’s an important conclusion, an important consideration for moving forward,” said Thomas Burke, a deputy assistant administrator and science adviser at the EPA, on a call with reporters Tuesday.

The Hill

What evidence does the EPA present to support this pack of lies?

Let’s go to Chapter 6 of the EPA report, “Well Injection”…

Page 6-3:

Production wells are sited and designed…

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