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  • One of the biggest public health problems facing the United States in the coming years is our aging drinking-water infrastructure.

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  • Some conservation groups fear fracking can contaminate drinking-water supplies, though the industry insists the technique is safe when performed properly.

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  • Opponents claim the process can harm groundwater even though drinking-water aquifers are separated by as much as two miles of impermeable rock from the shales that are being targeted by the fracturing process.

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  • On Saturday, congressional Democrats released a report claiming that chemicals used in fracturing include 29 substances that can cause cancer or other harm, although the report didn't include evidence that any ended up in drinking-water supplies.

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  • The purchase of additional Marcellus Shale acreage shows Chevron feels "comfortable" with its ability to meet any new regulations aimed at governing natural-gas drilling and protecting drinking-water supplies in the U.S., Mr. Luquette said.

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  • Mr. Rilee has in the past said he doesn't know if he would have voted for the Highlands Act, a law that limits development in northern New Jersey to protect the drinking-water supply.

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  • The study, which will be published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, tested drinking-water wells that sit atop a huge gas-bearing rock formation called the Marcellus Shale.

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  • Methane itself isn't toxic and isn't regulated under federal drinking-water standards.

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  • Natural-gas drilling appears to be allowing potentially explosive methane gas to seep into some drinking-water wells in Pennsylvania and New York, according to a study by scientists from Duke University.

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  • The agency, after drilling its own wells in Pavillion and sampling water, said it detected benzene, a carcinogen, that exceeded safe drinking-water standards, as well as methane—the primary component of natural gas—and synthetic chemicals such as glycols and alcohols "consistent with gas production and hydraulic fracturing fluids."

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