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Four in 10 Higher Risk Wells Aren’t Inspected by Feds

Bureau of Land Management Having Trouble Keeping Up

June 15, 2014
By HOPE YEN Associated Press , The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

NEW CASTLE, Colo. - Four in 10 new oil and gas wells near national forests and fragile watersheds or otherwise identified as higher pollution risks escape federal inspection, unchecked by an agency struggling to keep pace with America's drilling boom, according to an Associated Press review that shows wide state-by-state disparities in safety checks.

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