How EPA is doing the research to study potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources

Pie Chart representing Study Breakdown by ApproachToxicological Studies 15%Scenario Evaluations 12%Analysis of Existing Data 27%Case Study Pro 8%Case Study Retro 19%Laboratory/Field Studies 19%           The hydraulic fracturing water cycle.1. Water Acquisition2. Chemical Mixing3. Well Injection4. Flowback and Produced Water (Wastewater)5. Wastewater Treatment and Waste Disposal