United States: EPA public meeting in Denver focuses on fracking

Associated Press: The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday was holding the second of four public meetings to gather comments about an upcoming study of how drinking water might be affected by a method of extracting natural gas. The decades-old process -- called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking -- pumps water and chemicals underground at high pressure to help extract trapped oil and natural gas. The fluids break open fractures in shale formations, and sand or another substance is pumped in to ......

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