Mass. Fracking Ban Could Fuel Resistance Across State Lines

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 8:14 PM EST) -- Energy industry groups are gearing up for an all-out fight against a proposed fracking ban moving through the Massachusetts Legislature even though it will have a minor practical impact in a state with little development potential, because they're worried it could lead to prohibitions in resource-rich states sympathetic to the anti-fracking movement.

At first glance, it looks like energy companies have very little to be concerned about when it comes to the state's proposed 10-year fracking moratorium. There is no significant oil and gas development going...
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