The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled the final four technical workshops for its study of the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water resources. EPA is seeking subject-matter experts to participate in the workshops. Nominations will be accepted through February 22, 2013.
- Well Construction/Operation and Subsurface Modeling – April 16-17
- Wastewater Treatment and Related Modeling – April 18
- Water Acquisition Modeling: Assessing Impacts Through Modeling and Other Means – June 4
- Hydraulic Fracturing Case Studies – June 5
Following the workshops, EPA will schedule technical roundtables "to discuss outcomes from the process."