In this Nov. 26, 2012 photo, Steve Lipsky demonstrates how his well water ignites when he puts a flame to the flowing well spigot outside his family's home near a fracking operation in rural Parker County near Weatherford, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

EPA Finally Admits Fracking Can Harm Drinking Water

Ordered by Congress in 2010, the report reaches a somewhat stronger conclusion than a draft version unveiled last year that said the agency had found no evidence that fracking has “widespread, systemic impacts” on the nation’s drinking water.

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