H.R. 7231 (110th): To repeal the exemption for hydraulic fracturing in the Safe Drinking Water Act, and for other purposes.
Sep 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 29, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2008
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About the bill
- 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).
- What is a bill?
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