BLM Announces Final Rule for Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Indian Lands

Today the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced the release of a highly-anticipated final rule addressing hydraulic fracturing on millions of acres of Federal and Indian lands.  According to BLM, there are more tha(…)

Proposed BLM Fracking Rules Remain Controversial

The Bureau of Land Management’s revised proposal to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal lands remains controversial, inviting more than 600,000 comments from 250 public interest groups calling for stricter regulations, as well as strong oppositio(…)

Western Energy Alliance Releases Economic Analysis of BLM's Revised Fracking Proposal for Federal Lands

Updating previous posts, the Western Energy Alliance (WEA) recently released an economic analysis in response to the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) latest version of its proposed fracking rules for wells on federal lands(…)

Interior Department Extends Comment Period for Federal Lands Fracking Proposal

The U.S. Department of the Interior has extended the comment period by 60 days for the revised proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal lands.  Interior Secretary Sally Jewell indicated that various interest groups had requested more time to(…)