Pollution Law Watch

Monthly Archives: July 2011

Does Fracking Pressure Unearth Positive Legal Change?

Posted in Fracking, Groundwater

Texas recently became the first state to require drillers to disclose the chemicals they use to extract petroleum and gas from rock formations.  See, Texas Fracking Bill    While the fluids injected deep into the earth to recover oil and gas consist primarily of water and sand, they include mixtures of hundreds of different chemicals to facilitate… Continue Reading