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By Matt Vespa | 16 Jan 2016 | Townhall

Right before Christmas, there was another study from Wyoming showing that fracking doesn’t pollute drinking water. Once again, environmentalists have been discredited with their theory that the decades-old method of extracting natural gas via hydraulic fracturing isn’t messing with people’s water. In 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency declared that they were no longer going to supply Dimock, PA with alterative drinking water supplies after their review found the level of contaminates were naturally occurring, and that treatment systems could reduce the level of contaminants in a handful of homes (all five) where they did have some health concerns. Yet, their overall investigation found that the levels of containments didn’t reach levels that would require further federal action. In short, fracking wasn’t polluting the water. Moreover, a Yale study later confirmed that fracking doesn’t pollute ground water.

 

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