EPA's Study of Hydraulic Fracturing and Its Potential Impact on Drinking Water Resources

Published Scientific Papers

The study's individual research projects will be published as peer reviewed journal articles or as EPA reports that undergo peer review by external technical experts. The papers will support the draft assessment report on the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on drinking water resources. The following is a list of papers published to date. Additional papers will be posted as they are published.

Analysis of Existing Data

Laboratory Studies

Analytical Method Development

Scenario Evaluations

Subsurface Migration Modeling