Fracking Chemicals

Canada Border Crossings

Ed. note: This is a weekly column by Elie Mystal, Managing Editor of Above the Law Redline. This space will focus on the laws that exist, should exist, and should be put out of their misery. OVER-REGULATED: The Pipeline That Won’t Die: How about we agree to build the Keystone pipeline, but only send beer… Keep reading →


Wyoming state regulators have reached an agreement with oil and gas industry officials for greater public disclosure of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations. In 2010, Wyoming became the first state to require companies disclose the chemicals used in fracking to regulators, but the information did not have to be released to the public. The new… Keep reading →

Oil Boom Shifts The Landscape Of Rural North Dakota

North Carolina says it wants to be in the energy business and has been drafting industry-friendly legislation to help its cause. “Womack and MEC members have spent close to two years creating regulations to govern the drilling industry. Members feel a bill filed during the first week of session supports their efforts but will require… Keep reading →