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EPA seeking info on impacts of fracking on drinking water

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The federal Environmental Protection Agency announced today it is accepting information related to the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water for part of its ongoing study.

The EPA will accept information — data, studies, scientific analysis and "other pertinent scientific information" — through April 30, 2013, to for its study on hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, according to a press release from the agency.

"This information will help to ensure EPA is current on evolving hydraulic fracturing practices and technologies as well as inform current and future research and ensure a robust record of scientific information," the press release asserts.

There are several ways to submit information, which are outlined at the bottom of this website.

As noted on the website above, be sure to include the docket identification number Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-ORD-2010-0674 on every submission.

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