Calif. Lawmaker Takes 2nd Crack At Fracking Disclosure Bill

Law360, New York (December 6, 2012, 2:53 PM EST) -- A California Assembly member on Monday introduced a bill to require the public disclosure of chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing process and require details on the amount of water used in the fracking process and its disposition, his second attempt after a similar one failed during the last session.

Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, D-Fremont, said in a statement that it is his second attempt to shine more light on the controversial process.

“The public has a right to know the type of chemicals that are being...
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