Fracking on public lands is about to get easier (and dirtier)

Back in 2015, the U.S. Department of the Interior under the Obama administration issued rules to address the environmental and health risks posed by fracking for oil and gas on public lands. Though far from perfect, the rules were much-needed steps in the effort to protect drinking water supplies from pollution. Now the Trump administration is moving to repeal the rules, endangering our public lands as well as saddling surrounding communities with serious health threats from poisoned water and dirty air.

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