Initial well-integrity report finds gas wells were properly drilled and maintained, more study needed to determine source of water contamination.
EnCana Oil & Gas USA continues its criticism of an Environmental Protection Agency report implicating hydraulic fracturing — or “fracking” — as a likely contributor to polluted drinking water in Pavillion, Wyo. On Friday, EnCana sent a letter to Paul Anastas, assistant administrator at EPA’s Office of Research & Development, complaining that the agency is moving too quickly.
EPA Pavillion report stokes fire over fracking An Environmental Protection Agency draft report on Thursday confirms that chemicals commonly used in hydraulic fracturing in the extraction of natural gas and oil indeed contributed to the contamination of drinking water near Pavillion — a tiny farm town in the central portion of the state. But it […]