Thursday, August 18, 2005

"The [recent energy] bill creates a loophole in the Safe Drinking Water Act to benefit Halliburton and other oil and gas companies. It allows oil and natural gas drilling companies to inject fluids laced with toxic chemicals and contaminants into oil and gas wells that penetrate underground aquifers, risking contamination of drinking water sources. The bill bars EPA regulation or oversight of such activities" (Source)

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