During an August 1 markup, The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee approved H.R. 2850, the EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Study Improvement Act. As amended during consideration, the bill would require the Environmental Protection Agency to complete a study on fracking and drinking water contamination by September 30, 2016. The committee also voted to subpoena the Environmental Protection Agency for data on fine particulate matter and ozone health effects studies.