The American Water Works Association has joined with the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies and the National Association of Water Companies in issuing a joint policy statement on the protection of drinking water supplies from hydraulic fracturing and oil and gas development.
The policy statement outlines recommendations to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Congress to protect drinking water supplies through proper oversight of these activities, as well as a set of principles regarding oil and gas development supported by the associations.
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