New Fracking Rules for Michigan

Apr 29, 2014
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DEQ rules being revised for the first time since 2011

Source: Freep

New rules for hydraulic fracturing - or fracking - oil and gas well drilling will increase information available to concerned residents and keep better track of water impacts, state and environmental officials said. Fracking is a controversial drilling practice where water mixed with chemicals and sand is blasted underground through high-pressure injection, causing tiny fractures in mineral layers to release oil and natural gas.

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