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EPA Chief Stepping Down
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administration Lisa Jackson says she’s stepping down after nearly four years on the job. Jackson announced her departure in a statement Thursday. She gave no particular reason for leaving but said she was ready for new challenges, time …
New Wyo. Tests Show Less Benzene In Fracking Zone
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Both sides of the debate over whether hydraulic fracturing has contaminated groundwater in Wyoming say they need more time to analyze the results of testing done by the U.S. Geological Survey before they can comment. The USGS tested one of two wells dug by the EPA, and f…
New Test Results Due From Wyo. Fracking Zone
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey plans to release new test results from a Wyoming gas field where the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has linked hydraulic fracturing to groundwater contamination. The data to be released Wednesday comes from samples taken in April near Pav…

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