Had Been Counting On Federal Action by the EPA to put National Halt to Fracking.
No body is telling you that over 800,000 oil and gas wells have been fracked since 59. Environmentalists have been counting on the EPA, after the election to put a halt to fracking with the pretense of “Studying the hazards of fracking for two years or more,” while putting a stop to all fracking.
Now this comes out in a headline. February 21, 12
“OK” EPA reports fracking can be “ok” –
Lisa Jackson, EPA administrator reports that fracking can be “ok.” Jackson told energy leaders and environmentalists Wednesday that natural gas fracking can be done without harmful impacts. Jackson, also stated that fracking presents “an historic opportunity” for the energy industry in the United States in terms of energy development and job creation.
To read more go here: http://www.frackingscience.com/epa-reports-fracking-can-be-ok/
Also Upsetting to environmentalists is that recent statement by EPA chief Lisa Jackson. that included this:……
Jackson said, that “there is no proven cases that fracking is effecting the water quality.”
There had been a previous federal law passed making an exception from the federal clean water act on “fracking” leaving it to state regulations and oversight.