S.1234 - Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
Summary: S.1234 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)
Introduced in Senate (06/26/2013)
Fracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act - Grants any state sole authority to promulgate or enforce any regulation, guidance, or permit requirement regarding the treatment of a well by the application of fluids under pressure to which propping agents may be added for the expressly designed purpose of initiating or propagating fractures in a target geologic formation in order to enhance production of oil, gas, or geothermal production activities on or under land within the boundaries of that state.
Subjects such a well treatment on federal land to state law as well.