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2015 Regular Session



Environment - Hydraulic Fracturing - Prohibitions

Sponsored by:

Senator Brochin


In the Senate - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from storing, treating, discharging, or disposing of, in the State, specified wastewater resulting from hydraulic fracturing which includes fracking, hydrofracking, and hydrofracturing; and prohibiting a person from engaging in the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of natural gas in the State.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Brochin, Raskin, and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Environment
Natural Resources - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Fuel -see also- Coal
Natural Resources -see also- Conserv; Forest & Park; Wildlds
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control
Statutes:Article - Environment
(14-107.1, 9-293)

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