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Fracking Bill

Fracking vs. Democracy: State Laws Subvert Home Rule and Property Rights

Henry Henderson | Posted 05.26.2013 | Green
Henry Henderson

One of the most fascinating and disturbing issues that comes up again and again around fracking is the multitude of exemptions and entitlements that have been handed to the industry at the expense of citizens.

NC Governor Vetoes Fracking Bill

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green

By Wade Rawlins RALEIGH, N.C., July 1 (Reuters) - North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue on Sunday vetoed legislation that would have ...

GOP Lawmakers Seek Vote On PA Natural Gas Drilling Bill

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 04.06.2012 | Green

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A final framework is at hand on sweeping legislation to impose an impact fee and update safety regulations on Pennsylvania's ...

Texas Becomes First State To Require Disclosure Of Fracking Chemicals

AP | Posted 08.20.2011 | Green

HOUSTON -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed a bill requiring drillers to publicly disclose the chemicals they use when extracting oil and gas from den...

California Legislators Propose Fracking Regulations

AP | By NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 08.06.2011 | Green

LOS ALAMOS, Calif. -- In a place where oil exploration long co-existed with agriculture, a three-story contraption humming day and night in the heart ...