Sunday, August 4, 2013

House GOP panel curbs fracking role for feds

Times Union
Democrat Tonko says vote another giveaway to big oil, gas producers
Updated 11:02 pm, Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The House Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday approved legislation that would effectively block the federal government from regulating the hydraulic fracturing process that is unlocking previously unrecoverable supplies of gas and oil.