January 5, 2017

05 January 2017

Sidley Shale and Hydraulic Fracturing Report

Vol. 6, No. 1

Topics discussed in this week’s Report include:

  • Consent decree set deadline for EPA to determine whether to revise existing regulations governing disposal of solid waste from oil and gas production under RCRA.
  • Wyoming district court allowed claims related to alleged contamination of drinking water by hydraulic fracturing to go forward.
  • FERC issues positive draft environmental impact statement for Atlantic Coast pipeline project.
  • Brazilian state imposed 10-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.