Myth: Hydraulic fracturing has violated numerous Safe Drinking Water Act regulations.

Myth:  Hydraulic fracturing has violated numerous Safe Drinking Water Act regulations.

Fact:  Hydraulic fracturing has never been exempted from the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The oil and natural gas industry comply with federal and state laws for industry operations.  An independent study by the Ground Water Protection Council recently determined that the state laws are effective in regulating the industry and protecting water resources. 

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