EPA ties fracking to water pollution

EPA ties fracking to water pollution.
Recommended stories State lawmaker wants local hearing on Lake Arlington injection well permit State Rep. Chris Turner wants the Texas Railroad Commission to hold a hearing in Tarrant County before ruling on a controversial permit for a proposed saltwater injection well near the shores of Lake Arlington.
Turner would like to see the commission conduct a separate public hearing closer to the people who would be impacted by their decision.
“At the very least, if the railroad commission is considering this permit application, I think…… [read more] Foes say Lake Arlington injection well would threaten drinking water A proposal to drill a saltwater injection well near Lake Arlington, which plays a major role in the water supply chain for North Texas, is drawing widespread opposition and may set up a showdown over state and local control over urban drilling.
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