New advancements in drilling technology, including the development of hydraulic fracturing, has enabled the U.S. oil industry to tap into previously unreachable oil deposits. Today, the U.S. the largest producer of oil and gas in the world and is on a trajectory for continued growth. With technologies like fracking in use, many environmentalists and citizens are concerned with the environmental impacts of these new drilling techniques. EPA Reach IT aims to bring clarity to many of the environmental topics related to drilling, bringing a balanced voice to the discussion. Our goal is to illuminate the truths of the environmental impact of drilling, while also working with the oil and gas industry to promote sustainability and protect our natural resources.