Environment, Education, Energy: Policy to People

“Chesapeake Opens Drill Site to EPA”

Chesapeake Energy will allow EPA scientists to take water samples for “extensive” testing in an investigation over the safety of hydraulic fracturing.

The moves suggest companies believe they can pass close inspection by government scientists and hope cooperation will lead to a favorable view of fracking in the closely watched EPA study, which is due next year and is seen by both sides as having a major impact on the future of natural-gas drilling in the U.S.

Read more at: online.wsj.com

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