Op-EdHydrofracking chemicals must be revealed

Three years ago this month, Earthjustice and more than 100 other citizen groups contacted the Environmental Protection Agency with a petition.

They urged public-knowledge access, assured through national regulation, to information about the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing for shale oil and gas production.

The groups asked that the nature of the chemicals used be revealed and whether have they been tested for possible health effects.  More...


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