Bureau of Land Management

By Jeryl L. Olson, Philip L. Comella, and William R. Schubert

Over a year ago the Department of the Interior released a draft of a proposed rule governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on public lands.  We blogged about the details of that version of the proposal upon its unofficial release.

After withdrawing the original draft based on concerns of overregulation
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By Philip L. Comella, Eric E. Boyd, and William R. Schubert

On May 4th, the Bureau of Land Management at the Department of the Interior (DOI) issued a proposed rule, published at 77 Fed. Reg. 27691 (May 11, 2012), on hydraulic fracturing activities that would require, among other things, disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations under
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