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The study is just the latest to prove fracking does not contaminate drinking water.
A key reason that air quality has improved is because more Americans than ever are now relying on natural gas, and burning natural gas emits fewer pollutants into the atmosphere than burning coal.
Freeman-Wilson, Gary’s first female African-American mayor, had originally backed EPA’s plan to lower the ozone limits. But she changed her mind after 300 residents were laid off and the city lost significant tax revenue from the closure of a U.S. Steel coke plant.
“These numbers are sort of like kryptonite for the EPA,” Bailey said in a telephone interview. “They do not like to admit that the Clean Power Plan will have no effect on global climate change.”