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EcoWatch

Jul 17 '13
States Turn Blind Eye as Fracking Industry Routinely Violates Laws
A scathing new investigation from EnergyWire confirms the worst fears of citizens across the country who live near fracking sites: state regulators are not doing everything they can to prevent oil and gas companies from repeatedly violating the law. EnergyWire spent months analyzing state records.
In Texas alone in the last fiscal year there were 55,000 violations. If that weren’t shocking enough, the state only sought enforcement for two percent of them.
http://ecowatch.com/2013/states-turn-blind-eye-fracking-industry-violates-laws/

States Turn Blind Eye as Fracking Industry Routinely Violates Laws


A scathing new investigation from EnergyWire confirms the worst fears of citizens across the country who live near fracking sites: state regulators are not doing everything they can to prevent oil and gas companies from repeatedly violating the law. EnergyWire spent months analyzing state records.

In Texas alone in the last fiscal year there were 55,000 violations. If that weren’t shocking enough, the state only sought enforcement for two percent of them.

http://ecowatch.com/2013/states-turn-blind-eye-fracking-industry-violates-laws/