HR 1969

Title: Safe Hydration is an American Right in Energy Development Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]

...This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require states, in order to obtain primary enforcement responsibility for a state underground injection control program, to prohibit the underground injection of fluids or propping agents pursuant to hydraulic fracturing operations related to oil, gas, or geothermal production activities unless the person proposing to conduct the hydraulic fracturing operations agrees to conduct testing and report data in accordance with this bill. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a process to extract underground resources such as oil or gas from a geologic formation by injecting water, a propping agent (e.g., sand), and chemical additives into a well under enough pressure to fracture the geological formation.</p> <p>Regulations under the Act for state ...

Introduced in House 04/06/2017
Introduced in House 04/06/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 04/06/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment. 04/07/2017

Bill Text
04/14/2017 - HR 1969 (Introduced+in+House)
04/06/2017 - HR 1969 (Introduced+in+House)


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