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WakingTimes – Alisha Mims – House Passes Bill To Eliminate Fracking Regulations – 23 November 2013

waking_times_logo_6-5-12_1On Wednesday, the House passed a bill that will block the Department of the Interior (DOI) from regulating fracking in states that already have regulations in place. The bill, H.R. 2728, passed the House in a 235 – 187 vote. Twelve Democrats voted in favor of the legislation and two Republicans voted against it.

“Hydraulic fracturing has been safely and effectively regulated by states for decades,” said Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA), according to The Hill. “So the Obama administration’s proposed regulations are unnecessary.”

This article was originally published on www.ringoffireradio.com.

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