Fracking Cos. Face Explosion Of State Water Regs, Panel Says

Law360, Houston (March 5, 2013, 6:20 PM EST) -- Energy companies are increasingly feeling pressure to develop cost-effective solutions for recycling hydraulic fracturing waste but are unlikely to abandon injection disposal wells, propelling rapidly evolving state water regulation, a panel of industry experts said Tuesday.

High Sierra Water Services Vice President Johan P. ver Loren van Themaat said during IHS Inc.'s annual CERAWeek energy conference in Houston that although developers are increasingly opting to invest more in water treatment programs, they face financial and logistical limitations.

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