Thursday, August 11, 2011

Panel Seeks Stiffer Rules for Drilling of Gas Wells -

Robbie Brown and Ian Urbina
"In a report on the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, that is used currently in most oil and gas wells, the seven-member Natural Gas Subcommittee called for better tracking and more careful disposal of the waste that comes up from wells, stricter standards on air pollution and greenhouse gases associated with drilling, and the creation of a federal database so the public can better monitor drilling operations."

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