EPA IG Report Says EPA Can Keep its Finger in the Fracking Pie

keep finger in the pieIn June the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a report detailing the findings of their four-year study that found no harmful effects on water supplies from fracking (see EPA Draft Report Says Fracking Doesn’t Pollute Groundwater Supplies). That doesn’t stop the EPA from using whatever toehold they can to regulate fracking–an activity that Constitutionally belongs to the states. Recently the EPA’s Office of Inspector General released a report (full copy below) saying, in essence, “we lost the public argument that we should regulate fracking, but here’s a couple of ways we can keep our finger in the fracking pie”…

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