Natural gas industry groups question EPA fracking rules

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency overestimated methane emissions from hydraulic fracturing, says a new survey from the American Petroleum Institute and America’s Natural Gas Alliance.

BY CELIA AMPEL Modified: June 4, 2012 at 12:00 am •  Published: June 5, 2012
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Methane emissions from hydraulic fracturing are much lower than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has estimated, according to a report released Monday by two oil and natural gas industry groups.

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