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06.7.2013   |   Blog Articles, Environmental Law Matters, General Environmental Law, Regulations

Bureau of Land Management Extends Public Comment Period on Fracking Rule

The federal Bureau of Land Management announced today that it will extend by 60 days the public comment period on its revised proposed rule on hydraulic fracturing on federal lands. The comment period was set to expire June 24, and the additional 60 days will begin thereafter. To view the proposed rule, please visit http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/wo/Communications_Directorate/public_affairs/hydraulicfracturing.Par.91723.File.tmp/HydFrac_SupProposal.pdf For BLM’s synopsis of the draft rule, please visit http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/info/newsroom/2013/may/nr_05_16_2013.html For more information on environmental law topics, please contact one of the Burr & Forman team members for assistance. We are happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

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