EPA to Hold Media Conference Call on Study of Hydraulic Fracturing Activities on Drinking Water Resources

EPA to Hold Media Conference Call on Study of Hydraulic Fracturing Activities on Drinking Water Resources

WASHINGTON- June 5, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials will deliver remarks about the agency’s study on potential impacts on drinking water resources in the United States from hydraulic fracturing activities, as requested by Congress, on a media call today at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

WHAT
: Tom Burke, Science Advisor and Deputy Assistant Administrator of EPA’s Office of Research and Development, EPA, to deliver remarks about the agency’s study.

WHEN: 1:00 p.m. EDT

Call-in Number: (888) 217-1175 **

Conference ID: 60270794

**To join the call, all participants will be required to provide their first and last name, news outlet affiliation, and email address.

Please call in ten minutes prior to start of call to allow sufficient time to gather information

Contact Information: Cathy Milbourn, , (202) 564-7849, (202) 564-4355

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

EPA employs 17,000 people across the country, including our headquarters offices in Washington, DC, 10 regional offices, and more than a dozen labs. Our staff are highly educated and technically trained; more than half are engineers, scientists, and policy analysts. In addition, a large number of employees are legal, public affairs, financial, information management and computer specialists.

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