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The Mining and Energy Commission will make some changes to regulations after receiving over 200,000 public comments. The buffer zone between drill sites and drinking water may increase and unannounced inspections may occur at drill sites. One notable change will not be made. Fracking waste will be stored in open-pit ponds despite the risks of leakage and environmental contamination.
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 46, November 2014, p6