News & Updates

Fracking Pollution Probe in Wyoming Cast in Doubt by EPA

Bloomberg (June 20, 2013) - The only finding by U.S.

Seeking Disclosure on Fracking

May 30, 2012 (The New York Times) AUSTIN, TEXAS — As the controversial oil and gas drilling practice known as hydraulic fracturing continues to spread, governments around the world are grappling wi

Colorado Takes the Lead in Fracking Regulation

January 5, 2012 (FOX NEWS) With a top government scientist calling for more research into the possible health effects of hydraulic fracturing, Colorado has enacted the toughest fracking disclosure

Colorado Sets The Bar On Hydraulic Fracturing Chemical Disclosure

December 13, 2011,(DENVER, CO)  Enviromental Defense Fund:  After weeks of intense wrangling between industry and environmental representatives, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Comm

Railroad Commission of Texas Chairman adopts Hydraulic Frac Fluid Disclosure Rule 12/13/11

December 13, 2011 (AUSTIN, TX) - Today, Chairman Elizabeth Ames Jones and her fellow commissioners adopted one of the nation’s most comprehensive chemical disclosure rules for hydraulic fracturing

Shale gas subcommittee says states regulate effectively

October 4, 2011 HOUSTON (Oil and Gas Journal)State regulators effectively regulate the oil and gas industry, members of a shale gas subcommittee told the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural R

Revised Draft SGEIS on the Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Regulatory Program (September 2011)

ALBANY, NY September 7, 2011Well Permit Issuance for Horizontal Drilling and High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing in the Marcellus Shale and Other Low-Permeability Gas Reservoirs

Montana implements fracking disclosure rules

BILLINGS, MT September 2, 2011 (The Billings Gazette) From now on, producers drilling for oil and gas in Montana have to disclose most of the chemicals they are using in hydraulic fracturing or "fr

West Virginia issues emergency horizontal drilling rule

HOUSTON August 24, 2011 (OGJ) The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has issued an emergency rule to increase regulatory oversight of unconventional natural gas drilling.