Type: Law Bulletins
Date: 04/04/2012

Who Should Regulate Fracking?

Fracking is the process of injecting water, sand, and chemicals into deep geological formations at high pressures to create fractures that free the flow of oil or gas.  The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the states, and even local governments are attempting to regulate hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”), but where do those efforts stand? 

To read a brief summary of what has been newsworthy of late, please read Bill Wagner's recent blog post on Commonground.


In This Article

You May Also Like