Tuesday, April 12, 2011

US EPA looks at new rules for natgas 'fracking'

UPDATE 3-US EPA looks at new rules for natgas 'fracking'


* EPA eyes new regulations for wastewater discharges
* EPA investigating use of diesel in fracking
* Republicans worried about overregulation
* EPA says greenhouse gas fracking leaks can be fixed
  (Adds details on study on greenhouse gases from fracking)
By Roberta Rampton
WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency is looking at how best to address wastewater
discharges produced by natural gas "fracking," and may revise
regulations on wastewater from coal bed methane extraction, a
top official said on Tuesday.
read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/12/usa-natgas-fracking-idUSN1217020820110412

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