Enviros Call On DOI For Strict New Fracking Rules

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 9:03 PM EST) -- A coalition of environmental groups including the National Resources Defense Council and the Sierra Club urged the U.S. Department of the Interior on Wednesday to ensure that new rules for hydraulic fracturing protect the environment and public health.

In a letter addressed to the director of the DOI's Bureau of Land Management, the groups ask the BLM to “break new ground” in requiring energy producers to use the best available practices in their search for oil and gas in order to ensure the safety of the...
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