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“Federal Rules to Disclose Fracking Chemicals Could Come with Exceptions”

The Bureau of Land Management’s new rules would be some of the toughest disclosure rules in the country. But some critics say the exceptions for trade secrets is too open-ended.


Last week several media outlets obtained the federal Bureau of Land Management’s draft of proposed rules requiring fracking companies to disclose the chemicals they pump into the ground. Such disclosure requirements have been championed by environmentalists for years and were endorsed by President Obama in the State of the Union, but critics say the rules may not go far enough.

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