Fracking Public Lands—Proposed Rules Threaten Drinking Water for Millions

EcoWatch: The George Washington National Forest in Virginia is currently a target for natural gas leasing, yet this area is home to the headwaters of the Potomac and James Rivers. The Department of the Interior`s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is in the process of developing new rules for fracking on more than 750 million acres of public and private land across the country. A final rule could be released as early as December. The current rules are woefully inadequate and need to be dramatically strengthened......

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