S.1215 - Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals (FRAC) Act

A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to repeal a certain exemption for hydraulic fracturing, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals (FRAC) Act as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to repeal a certain exemption for hydraulic fracturing, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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Official Summary

6/9/2009--Introduced.Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals (FRAC) Act - Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to: (1) repeal the exemption from restrictions on underground injection of fluids near drinking water sources granted to hydraulic fracturing operations under such Act;

Official Summary

6/9/2009--Introduced.Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals (FRAC) Act - Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to:
(1) repeal the exemption from restrictions on underground injection of fluids near drinking water sources granted to hydraulic fracturing operations under such Act; and
(2) require oil and gas companies to disclose the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations.

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Organizations Supporting S.1215

  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Earthworks
  • The Indypendent
  • Damascus Citizens for Sustainability
  • National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
  • The Wilderness Society
  • ...and 16 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing S.1215

  • Industrial Minerals Association of North America
  • United States Chamber of Commerce
  • Independent Petroleum Association of America
  • Energy in Depth


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