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EnCana to EPA: Stop public comment on Pavillion fracking report

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.

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EnCana wants fracking expert on EPA's Pavillion review panel

EnCana wants fracking expert on EPA’s Pavillion review panel This week EnCana Oil & Gas USA continued to criticize the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s implication of hydraulic fracturing — or “fracking” — in the Pavillion groundwater pollution investigation and for how EPA has carried out the investigation, most recently questioning the pending independent peer review […]

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Go ahead and blame EPA, but don't politicize the science

The notion that the best thing for our human health, environment and wildlife is more mining and drilling and less (or loosened) regulation somehow continues to gain traction in today’s anti-federal government environment. It was with a straight face that Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming) told a group of reporters in August that companies must be allowed to extract minerals at full-scale so that they are profitable, and in return that profitability allows them to use the best new technologies to minimize environmental impacts.