Legal Fractures: Why the Voluntary Chemical Disclosure Registry Fails as a Regulatory Compliance Tool, a White Paper by Kate Konschnik, with Margaret Holden and Alexa Shasteen, questions the reliance of eleven states on a third party website for oil and gas industry reporting requirements. The registry, FracFocus, is intended to provide information to the public about the chemicals used in unconventional drilling techniques like hydraulic fracturing. But, according to the report, several design flaws make it an inadequate tool for regulatory compliance.
04/23/2013 - Federal Policy
Legal Fractures: Why the Voluntary Chemical Disclosure Registry Fails as a Regulatory Compliance Tool
by Kate Konschnik