Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Move Fracking Regulation To States

Law360, New York (February 8, 2017, 4:15 PM EST) — A Republican Congressman from Texas who wants to put fracking regulation in the hands of states introduced proposed legislation to the House of Representatives on Tuesday that would give states the right to control hydraulic fracturing on all land within their boundaries and would force companies with fracking operations on federal lands to comply with those state laws.

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