U.S. EPA adopts first air rules on fracking, but drillers have until 2015 to comply

By Bob Downing
Beacon Journal staff writer
Published: April 18, 2012 – 11:34 PM | Updated: April 19, 2012 – 02:20 PM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday approved the first clean-air rules on drilling for natural gas with hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, but environmentalists expressed dissatisfaction with a 2½-year delay in implementing a key portion of the new rules.

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