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- Summary (CRS)
9/29/2008--Introduced.Amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to permit federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing (a process for extracting oil and gas from wells by the injection of fluids at high pressure).
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Sep 29, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7231”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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