BLM Proposes Rules to Regulate Hydraulic Fracking on Public Land

BLM Proposes Rules to Regulate Hydraulic Fracking on Public Land

The Bureau of Land management is proposing a rule that would require disclosure to the public of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing on public and Indian land, strengthen regulations related to well-bore integrity, and address issues related to flowback water. 

Comments on the proposed rule are due before July 10, 2012.

  • Notice of Proposed Rule from the Federal Register
    • Electronic Submissions:  Submit all electronic public comments via the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal.
    • Mail: U.S. Department of Interior, Director (630), Bureau of Land Management, Mail Stop 2134 LM, 1849 C St. NW, Washington DC 20240, Attn: 1004-AE26.
  • Regulations.gov, the Federal government’s one stop site to comment on Federal regulations.
  • Advocacy Contact: Janis Reyes or call 202-619-0312