These are the largest cuts and potential impacts in EPA Region 8, which covers Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and 27 Tribal Nations.
Environmental Protection Agency
Early versions of the agency's report highlighted contaminated drinking water and vulnerabilities from fracking. The final version turned out differently: Fracking had not "led to widespread, systemic impacts."
In lieu of criminal prosecution, a spokesperson said a report will be prepared for the EPA’s top leadership to review.
- Tests found compounds called PFOS and PFOA in utilities that serve about 69,000 people in Fountain and the unincorporated community of Security-Widefield.Read more
- That information came up during a joint congressional hearing on Thursday.Read more