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Oil and Gas: Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands: Rescission of a 2015 Rule

Categories: Energy,Environment,Geology/Mining,Laws/Regulations

Final rule that rescinds an Obama Administration rule that would have set environmental limitations on hydraulic fracking on public lands.  The rescinded rules would have strengthened well construction and wastewater management standards and required disclosure of chemicals in fracking fluids.  From the Bureau of Land Management of the Department of the Interior