Legislation & Politics
Explore our site’s various articles and maps about oil and gas legislation and regulation.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/TAuch_Transportation-BrineHaulers-Moundsville_WV_April2019-feature.jpg 667 1500 Guest Author https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Guest Author2021-11-10 16:34:552021-11-10 16:37:10Fracking Wastewater Concerns Resurface on Pennsylvania Roads as the DEP Undergoes an Evaluation of Coproduct Determinations
Though a 2018 legal win resulted in a statewide ban on the practice, unauthorized brine spreading in PA continues. Guest post by Fair Shake.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/RMasoner-ChevronOilPumpJacks-SanJoaquinValley_2008.jpg 428 900 Kyle Ferrar, MPH https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Kyle Ferrar, MPH2021-11-09 14:59:182021-11-09 21:31:59Oil and gas companies use a lot of water to extract oil in drought-stricken California
FracTracker details the disproportionate amounts of water used by the oil and gas industry in CA and recommends that Gov. Newsom take action.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Chickahominy-feature.jpg 667 1500 Karen Edelstein https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Karen Edelstein2021-11-01 13:29:122021-12-17 11:53:41Chickahominy Pipeline project tries to exploit an apparent regulatory loophole
Local communities are skeptical of the Chickahominy Pipeline company, which plans to build a supply line through five Virginia counties. With no track record and very little experience in pipeline construction, the company's capacity to take on this project is questionable.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Mariner-East-2-feature.jpg 667 1500 Erica Jackson https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Erica Jackson2021-10-29 13:02:432021-11-01 12:17:20Map Update on Criminal Charges Facing Mariner East 2 Pipeline
FracTracker mapped the 21 locations and over 120 violations by Energy Transfer Partner since Mariner East 2 Pipeline construction began.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/NRDC-Urban-Drilling-feature.jpg 667 1500 Kyle Ferrar, MPH https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Kyle Ferrar, MPH2021-09-14 14:26:442021-09-14 14:26:44It’s Time to Stop Urban Oil Drilling in Los Angeles
Oil & gas wells in Los Angeles disproportionately impact marginalized communities, producing dangerous levels of invisible, toxic emissions.
https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/California-oil-drilling-feature.jpg 400 900 Kyle Ferrar, MPH https://www.fractracker.org/a5ej20sjfwe/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/2021-FracTracker-logo-horizontal.png Kyle Ferrar, MPH2021-07-26 13:56:312021-07-26 14:03:09California Oil & Gas Drilling Permits Drop in Response to Decreased Permit Applications to CalGEM
As California permit approvals for new oil & gas well drills decrease, Consumer Watchdog urges the Governor to move from fossil fuels.