Latest Developments And Trends In Fracking

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 10:58 AM ET) -- Hydraulic fracturing remains one of the most controversial environmental issues of the day. The process involves breaking open otherwise impermeable oil and gas bearing geologic formations using a pressurized mixture of water, “proppant” and chemicals.

As the hydraulic fracturing industry matures, and the nationwide controversy enters its fourth year, the legal landscape continues to change on numerous fronts. Continuing to identify trends within the massive amount of news remains an important task for those following the field, and this article seeks to highlight some of the...
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