Volume 93 Issue 2 | p. 21 | Concentrates
Issue Date: January 12, 2015

Groups Seek Disclosure Of Fracking Chemicals

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: Environmental Integrity Project, oil and gas, hydraulic fracturing, toxics release inventory, TRI

Environmental groups filed a lawsuit last week that seeks to force EPA to require oil and gas companies to disclose information about the chemicals released by hydraulic fracturing, natural gas processing, and related operations. The groups want the oil and gas industry to report chemical releases to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), a public federal database that tracks releases of more than 650 hazardous substances. The new suit by the Environmental Integrity Project . . .

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