‘The cover-up has allowed the industry to dig in for years of delay in cutting emissions—at the worst possible time’
By Nika Knight, staff writer for Common Dreams. Published 6-9-2016
Why has the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) failed to take adequate action against disastrous, climate-warming methane emissions from the fracking industry?
An environmental watchdog alleges that the answer may be a years-long, systematic cover-up of the true data surrounding these toxic emissions.
That cover-up, the group says, was at the hands of at least one EPA researcher who accepted payments from the oil and gas industry. Continue reading