Calif.’s Fracking Rules On Deck For Enviromental Fight

Law360, San Diego (December 21, 2012, 9:57 PM EST) -- California's new draft regulations for hydraulic fracturing are likely to face challenges from environmental groups over how much notice energy companies need to give the public before using the oil and gas extraction process and how much they have to disclose about the chemicals they use, experts said Friday.

The state Department of Conservation on Tuesday released proposed rules that would require energy companies to reveal the location of the wells where fracking is done as well as disclose the chemicals they use as part of...
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