Federal Fracking Initiatives Starting To Gel
- Regulation of hydraulic fracturing operations at the federal and state levels. HERTZLER, PATRICIA CARROLL // Journal: American Water Works Association;Nov2014, Vol. 106 Issue 11, p58
The article discusses the trends related to the operational phases and practices of hydraulic fracturing operations in the U.S. It states that the federal underground injection control (UIC) regulations and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidance for hydraulic fracturing operations...
- EPA's Hydraulic Fracturing Research. // National Driller;Sep2011, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p10
The article reports on the areas in the U.S. which the U.S. Environmental protection Agency (EPA) is conducting case studies on hydraulic fracturing to ensure drinking water safety and protection to resources including at Haynesville Shale, Marcellus Shale, and Raton Basin.
- EPA STILL ACCEPTING COMMENTS ON POTENTIAL FRAC FLUID DISCLOSURE RULE. // TIPRO Target Newsletter;7/10/2014, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p4
The article reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is still collecting public comments on the new disclose rules on hydraulic fracturing until August 18, 2014.
- Permitting Guidance for Oil and Gas Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Using Diesel Fuels--Draft. Barr, Pamela S. // Federal Register (National Archives & Records Service, Office of;7/9/2012, Vol. 77 Issue 131, p40354
The article presents a notice from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the extension of comment period for the draft of the permitting guidance for oil and gas hydraulic fracturing activities using diesel fuels it published on May 10, 2012. It notes that the comment period was extended...
- Trade secrets backlash as EPA mulls fracking chemical rules. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Nov2014, Issue 881, p16
The article reports on a warning issued by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) about the possible implication of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) plans to force drillers to disclose the components of their fracking fluids.
- EPA considers fracking rules. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;5/12/2014, pA02
The regulatory agency took a step toward fracking disclosure rules, soliciting comments from the public about how to proceed. A requirement that companies disclose which chemicals they inject into the ground is a possibility, but disclosure might be voluntary, with incentives to provide a nudge....
- EPA Seeks Comment on Reporting of Chemicals Used in Fracking. // Professional Safety;Jul2014, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p19
The article reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a notice of proposed rulemaking for hydraulic fracturing chemicals and mixtures as of July 2014.
- Clean-up funds cut. C.M. // Nature;5/11/1995, Vol. 375 Issue 6527, p95
Informs about the agreement between the US Department of Energy, Washington State and the Environmental Protection Agency, facilitating $1 billion in cuts in the clean-up program at Hanford, a nuclear site in the US.
- EPA Turns Attention to Fracking Air Quality. ROSS, JIM // State Journal (WV);8/5/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 30, p3
The article reports on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) air pollution regulation on oil well fracking in Marcellus Shale. It states that EPA's regulation would reduce smog-forming volatile organic compound (VOC), emissions by one-fourth across the oil and gas industry, which...