Virginia panel recommends new fracking regulations

Associated Press: A Virginia advisory panel is recommending that energy companies disclose the chemical ingredients they use in horizontal fracking, a type of natural gas drilling that has raised environmental concerns. The recommendation, among 14 proposed by the panel, would also require drilling companies to provide the state with closely guarded industry “recipes” for the fracking fluids. The proposals have been submitted to Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration for review and a new round of public review.......

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