13 Jan '12, 9pm

Green Blog: Evaluating Feedback on Fracking Rules

As I report in today’s Times, New York State environmental regulators are sorting through more than 20,000 public comments as they develop the final rules for high-volume hydraulic fracturing, the much-debated process to extract natural gas from underground shale formations. On Thursday, the federal Environmental Protection Agency posted its comments on its Web site advising New York officials to study more issues and revise its plans to protect water supplies and the environment. The recommendations delved into issues like the disposal of wastewater from fracking operations, pre-drilling testing of residential water wells, the need to evaluate the environmental impacts of new gas pipelines and the safety of recycled wastewater. Federal officials also noted that some out-of-state treatment plants are not available to treat wastewater from drilling in New York. “E.P.A.’s Re...

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Evaluating Feedback on Fracking Rules

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