The following is text from EPA Site.
"Water is an integral component of the hydraulic fracturing process. EPA Office of Water regulates waste disposal of flowback and sometimes the injection of fracturing fluids as authorized by the Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act.
Safe Drinking Water Act
Several statutes may be leveraged to protect water quality, but EPA’s central authority to protect drinking water is drawn from the Safe Drinking Water Act…
Added by Brian Oram, PG on February 6, 2011 at 3:56pm — No Comments