EPA is taking nominations for membership on a special Science Advisory Board (SAB) panel to advise the agency on a key progress report on hydraulic fracturing and drinking water. Certainly, safe water supplies are critical to continued public confidence in fracking, which is why our industry should be part of this SAB panel – providing expertise and technical know-how as it does its work.
API Executive Vice President Marty Durbin made the case in a letter to EPA earlier this month:
“It is imperative that the panel include individuals experienced in upstream oil and natural gas operations which are unique in engineering, scale, distribution, materials, and timing to provide an accurate representation of this highly technical issue and its proper context for this review. Industry ha... more »