Chesapeake Energy (CHK) agrees to let the EPA conduct extensive tests at one of its drilling...

|About: Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)|By:, SA News Editor

Chesapeake Energy (CHK) agrees to let the EPA conduct extensive tests at one of its drilling sites as part of an investigation into fracking safety, and Range Resources (RRC) may be near a similar agreement. The moves suggest companies believe they can pass close inspection by government scientists and hope cooperation will lead to a favorable view of fracking in the EPA study due next year.