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State Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules

AP | By KERRY LESTER | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Stricter requirements for disclosing the use of chemicals are part of new proposed rules issued by the state Friday as part...

Wyoming High Court Questions Ruling Against Fracking Chemical Disclosure

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court is telling a lower court to reconsider whether the public has the right to know the ingredients in t...

New York's Energy Plan Has Very Obvious Omission

AP | MARY ESCH | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's newly released energy plan calls for increased use of renewable energy and clean technology and anticipates reduced u...

Park Service Withdraws Comments On Fracking Rule

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says it is withdrawing "inappropriate" comments about a proposed rule regulating hydraulic fracturing op...

State's First Fracking Regulation Will Go Into Effect Next Year

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2013 | Green

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 20 (Reuters) - California's first regulations on fracking and related oil production prac...

States Ask Interior For Fracking Exemption

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's congressional delegation asked Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in a letter Monday to exempt Wyoming and other states...

New Fracking Rules Spark Controversy Among State Officials

AP | By MEAD GRUVER | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials worry that Interior Department rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land might unnecessarily duplicate ...

Santa Cruz Fracking Fight Heats Up

The Santa Cruz Sentinel | | Posted 04.14.2013 | San Francisco

SANTA CRUZ -- The Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors will consider Tuesday weighing in on proposed state regulation of hydraulic fracturing, the c...

Salazar Says U.S. Needs Federal Fracking Rules

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Green

* Critics of new fracking rules "simply wrong" - Salazar * Oil production offshore Alaska still years away - Salazar By ...

New Fracking Rules Proposed

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Friday it will for the first time require companies drilling for oil and natural gas on public and I...