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Fracking Law

California City Becomes First To Vote To Ban Fracking

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 04.24.2014 | Green

Beverly Hills is set to become California’s first municipality to ban fracking after the city council unanimously voted Tuesday night to ban the con...

First Statewide Fracking Ban May Soon Pass

AP | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont appears on the verge of enacting the nation's first statewide ban of a hotly debated natural gas drilling technique c...

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...

Halliburton & Other 'Fracking' Companies May Have Violated Safe Drinking Water Act

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Oil and gas companies have injected more than 32 million gallons of fluids containing diesel fuel underground without first getting...