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S. 3459: A bill to prohibit a Federal agency from promulgating any rule or guidance that bans hydraulic fracturing in the United States, and for other purposes.

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Jan 10, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Ordered Reported on Jan 18, 2022

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Kevin Cramer

Junior Senator for North Dakota



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Jan 10, 2022

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Jan 18, 2022
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S. 3459 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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