H.R. 7231 (110th): To repeal the exemption for hydraulic fracturing in the Safe Drinking Water Act, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Sep 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Diana DeGette

Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2008
Length: 2 pages

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). Read more >
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Introduced
Sep 29, 2008

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