Clouded readings of EPA study of Dimock water, featured in 'Gasland'

Guy Smith, a contractor for the Environmental Protection Agency, helps deliver water to four homes near Dimock, Pa. Testing by independent agencies revealed this week that water from at least six area homes contains many chemicals, contradicting earlier EPA reports. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)

Environmental Protection Agency reports recently obtained by several Pennsylvania families who feared their well water was polluted by natural gas drilling appear to contradict the agency’s original statement late last week that the water was safe to drink, according to the investigative website ProPublica and the environmental group Water Defense.

Read more: here