Shale Energy Law Blog
Pennsylvania Proposed Legislation Encourages Re-Use Of Mine Influenced Water
January 16, 2014
On January 13th, the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee voted in favor of a senate bill that encourages oil and gas operators to re-use mine-influenced water for hydraulic fracturing. Senator Kasunic (D-Fayette/Somerset) re-introduced the bill, known as Senate Bill 411 (previously Senate Bill 1346 of last session). The bill is set to move to the full Senate floor for a vote in the near future.