The Congressional Research Service has issued a new 21-page report on hydraulic fracturing and chemical disclosure requirements.
The report looks at chemical disclosure laws in states where shale drilling is common.
At present, there are no federal chemical disclosure laws tied by hydraulic fracturing or fracking.
The report was prepared for members and committees of Congress.
The authors were Brandon J. Murrill and Adam Vann.
Click here to read the report.
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