February 2015


Anti-fracking protesters in Balcombe, West Sussex

Hydraulic Fracturing: State Regulatory Roundup Vol. 39

Fracking Insider Readers: We are pleased to bring you Volume 39 of our State Regulatory Roundup, including updates in Maryland, Oregon, and Virginia. As we explained in earlier volumes, we designed the Roundup to provide quick overviews on state regulatory activity. If you have any questions on any of these summaries, please do not hesitate… Continue Reading



Anti-fracking protesters in Balcombe, West Sussex

Enviros Sue to Subject E&P Industry to Chemical Release Reporting Regime

Several environmental groups have sued EPA, seeking a decision on a 2012 petition (“2012 Petition”) they filed with the agency, which requests that EPA add oil and gas exploration wells to the list of facilities required to report releases of toxic chemicals to the Toxics Release Inventory (“TRI”) pursuant to the Emergency Planning and Community… Continue Reading