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American Petroleum Institute Criticizes EPA Wyoming-Related Water Quality Testing Results

The groundwater debate continues in Pavillion, Wyoming.   Following from the EPA’s recently released test results from groundwater in the area which, according to the EPA, are “generally consistent” with 2011 test results that purportedly showed possible contamination from hydraulic fracturing, the API held a news conference on October 18, 2012, which directly criticized the EPA’s testing and its conclusions.  API’s release faulted the EPA’s results on several grounds, specifically including poorly constructed monitoring wells which adversely impacted test results due to possible cross-contamination.   API Director…

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