A draft report last year from the Environmental Protection Agency said the drinking water contamination related to hydraulic fracturing was not widespread or systemic. But, Pennsylvania residents who live near drilling operations have filed thousands of complaints, and sometimes waited for years for answers about the quality of their water.
That’s left some isolated communities to fend for themselves in a quest for clean water. Maryam Jameel from the Center for Public Integrity reports.
This segment aired on July 26, 2016.