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FracFocus to Make Several Improvements This Year

The two organizations that jointly run FracFocus.org, the national registry that provides the public with a list of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking), said several improvements will be made to the system this year.

February 27, 2015

GWPC: More States Regulating Fracking, Requiring Baseline Water Testing

Regulators in 27 states, which collectively account for 98% of domestic oil and natural gas production, have “substantially improved groundwater protection laws and regulations governing oil and natural gas production,” including laws governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking), according to a report by the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC).

October 2, 2014

Louisiana Hydrofracking Regulation Checks Out

A review of the Louisiana program regulating the hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) of oil and gas wells has concluded that the program is well managed; however, some recommendations for improvements were made.

March 14, 2011

Review OKs Oklahoma Hydrofracking Regulation

Regulation of hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) by the Oil and Gas Conservation Division of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) is well managed but could use more funding, according to a review conducted by the nonprofit State Review of Oil and Natural Gas Environmental Regulations (STRONGER).

February 28, 2011

Review Finds Ohio Hydrofracking Program ‘Well Managed’

A targeted review by a multi-stakeholder group on Friday said Ohio’s program that regulates hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) of wells is well managed, although some improvements could be made.

February 7, 2011