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Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act

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A bill to clarify that a State has the sole authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing on Federal land within the boundaries of the State.


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Date
06/26/2013Introduced in Senate

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06/26/2013Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
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Senate Energy and Natural Resources06/26/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/26/2013)

Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act - Grants any state sole authority to promulgate or enforce any regulation, guidance, or permit requirement regarding the treatment of a well by the application of fluids under pressure to which propping agents may be added for the expressly designed purpose of initiating or propagating fractures in a target geologic formation in order to enhance production of oil, gas, or geothermal production activities on or under land within the boundaries of that state.

Subjects such a well treatment on federal land to state law as well.