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EPA Says No Fracking Pollution in Water of Pa Town

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week said drinking water is safe to consume in Dimock, Pa., private drinking water wells, after testing wells, samples provided by residents, DEP and Cabot Oil and Gas Corp. The EPA said, “Based on the outcome of that sampling, EPA has determined that there are not levels of contaminants present that would require additional action by the Agency.”

Dimock became a national focal point for the debate about fracking safety and health after the 2010 documentary “Gasland,” interviewed residents who feared their water was contaminated by the drilling.
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