Oklahoma regulator says states can monitor hydraulic fracturing
An Oklahoma Corporation Commission official testifies at a House subcommittee led by Rep. James Lankford about the role states play in regulating the process used to extract oil and gas from rock.
WASHINGTON — States have comprehensive programs to regulate hydraulic fracturing and are adapting to new challenges from the rapidly growing practice, an Oklahoma Corporation Commission official testified here Thursday.
Lori Wrotenbery, the commission’s director of the Oil and Gas Conservation division, told a House subcommittee that outside organizations also are helping states build regulatory frameworks to...
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