Censored EPA Pennsylvania Fracking Water Contamination Presentation Published

By: Monday August 5, 2013 3:30 pm

DeSmogBlog has obtained a copy of an Obama Administration Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fracking groundwater contamination PowerPoint presentation describing a then-forthcoming study’s findings in Dimock, Pennsylvania.

The PowerPoint presentation reveals a clear link between hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) for shale gas in Dimock and groundwater contamination, but was censored by the Obama Administration. Instead, the EPA issued an official desk statement in July 2012 – in the thick of election year – saying the water in Dimock was safe for consumption.

 

Who’s Crucified Now?

By: Tuesday May 1, 2012 6:01 pm

Silly Democrat! Only Republicans are allowed to crucify people!

Congress Gets Results on BP’s Use of Toxic Oil Dispersant Corexit

By: Thursday May 20, 2010 12:41 pm

I guess all these Congressional hearings about BP’s oil disaster aren’t entirely a waste of time.

PEER sees toxic problems with Obama’s EPA pick

By: Saturday December 13, 2008 6:16 pm

Public Employees For Environmental Responsibility report that Lisa Jackson, President-elect Obama’s reported pick for EPA chief, used her power as head of New Jersey’s environmental agency (DEP) to undermine New Jersey’s environmental protection in service of industry. PEER describes how Jackson followed the classic Bushie tactic of hiring a former industry lobbyist to “ovesee” the very same regulations the industry had for years paid her to defeat.

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