Has the federal government weighed in on this issue?

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Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz has said: “I still have not seen any evidence of fracking per se contaminating groundwater.” – August 2013

Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell stated: “Fracking has been done safely for decades.” – May 2013

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy even agrees: “There’s nothing inherently dangerous in fracking that sound engineering practices can’t accomplish.”  – November 2013

President Barak Obama has also weighed in, saying: “We produce more natural gas than ever before – and nearly everyone’s energy bill is lower because of it… [T]he natural gas boom has led to cleaner power and greater energy independence.” – February 2013 State of the Union Address

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