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House Bill 1085


House Bill 1085

ARCHIVE (2012)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Environmental review of hydraulic fracturing. Defines hydraulic fracturing. Requires the natural resources commission to regulate hydraulic fracturing. Requires an operator that performs or intends to perform hydraulic fracturing to submit an environmental compliance plan to the department of natural resources (department) for review and approval. Requires an operator to disclose chemical constituents used in hydraulic fracturing. Requires the department to publish the information received on its web site. Requires disclosure of proprietary chemical composition in a medical emergency. Requires the department to prescribe a process for reviewing an environmental compliance plan and for disclosure of proprietary information in a medical emergency.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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