S.2248 - Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Inhofe, James M. [R-OK] (Introduced 03/28/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||03/28/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2167-2168) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2248 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/28/2012)
Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act - Grants any state sole authority to promulgate or enforce any regulation, guidance, or permit requirement with regard to the underground injection of fluids or propping agents pursuant to the hydraulic fracturing process, or any component of such process, relating to oil, gas, or geothermal production activities on or under land within the boundaries of that state.
Makes the underground injection of fluids or propping agents pursuant to such process, or any components of such process, relating to oil, gas, or geothermal production activities on federal land subject to the law of the state in which that land is located.