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  1. Watching Government: Michigan’s new fracing rules

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Jun 2011

    Environmental Quality issued three new fracing regulations. The rules, which the state ..... are affected, and to report the total fracing water volumes recovered. Operators also ..... Sheets, which list characteristics of fracing fluid chemical additives and their potential

  2. Surface effects part of fracing in popular view

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 27 Feb 2012

    Opponents of the industry have made fracing a lever of environmental objection, saying ..... causes earthquakes. Producers respond that fracing injects largely benign fluids into rock ..... feet of impermeable rock. They note that fracing has occurred for 60 years, under heavy

  1. EPA issues revised guidance for fracing with diesel

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Feb 2014

    for several years. Congress exempted fracing from a federal requirement to have a UIC ..... clarifying that Class II requirements apply to fracing activities using diesel fuels, and defines ..... guidance was specifically developed for fracing where diesel is used, many of its recommended

  2. FOCUS: UNCONVENTIONAL OIL & GAS: Dry fracing transforms water use in unconventional developments

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Sep 2013

    water must be handled and disposed of properly. Dry fracing , or waterless fracing , may soon take water out of the equation for some ..... to the Texas Water Development board. Waterless fracing advancements Like most problems associated with oil

  3. DOI issues final rule for fracing on public, tribal lands

    Online Articles

    Fri, 20 Mar 2015

    storage of recovered waste fluids from fracing —specifically, use of rigid, above-ground ..... and the environment during and after [ fracing ] operations at a modest cost while both respecting the work previously done by the industry ..... States have been successfully regulating fracing for decades, including on federal lands, with

  4. Federal fracing regulation necessary, Jewell tells House panel

    Online Articles

    Wed, 17 Jul 2013

    seeking comments on proposed federal onshore fracing regulations, is getting many questions ..... when a state already has an aggressive fracing regulatory system, Jewell replied: “We ..... disputed oil and gas industry assurances that fracing is inherently safe. He criticized BLM

  5. Federal fracing regulation necessary, Jewell tells House panel

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    seeking comments on proposed federal onshore fracing regulations, is getting many questions ..... when a state already has an aggressive fracing regulatory system, Jewell replied ..... disputed oil and gas industry assurances that fracing is inherently safe. He criticized BLM

  6. House votes to restrict federal regulation of fracing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Dec 2013

    Environmental Protection Agency to submit the fracing study it has been conducting for 3 years ..... resource development by blocking any federal fracing requirement unless Indian landowners consent ..... measure aimed at limiting new federal fracing regulations. Passage applauded Passage

  7. EPA releases draft permitting guidance for diesel fuel in fracing

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 May 2012

    companies can comply with a 2005 law that made fracing exempt from the requirement to have a UIC permit except when diesel is used as a fracing fluid, EPA said. It said the draft guidance ..... requirements for diesel fuels used for fracing wells, technical recommendations for

  8. 'Fracing' dominates ExxonMobil-XTO merger hearing

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Feb 2010

    discussion quickly turned to hydraulic fracing because the proposed combination's agreement ..... Congress enacts legislation making hydraulic fracing too costly and uneconomic. "This country ..... Environmental Protection Agency to study hydraulic fracing 's operating record. Republicans on

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