2014 Should Be Pivotal For Fracking Regulation

Law360, New York (February 10, 2014, 5:58 PM ET) -- The United States is in the middle of an energy boom, due largely to hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. In fact, fracking techniques helped increase U.S. oil and natural gas production so much in 2013 that our trade deficit has dropped to its lowest level since 2009.[1] Projections for the future are even brighter, with the U.S. Energy Information Administration projecting that by 2018, the U.S. will export more natural gas than it imports.[2]

This energy boom has opened the doors to increased scrutiny from...
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