Wyoming Senator, John Barrasso, spoke out this week to question the Bureau of Land Management about their reasons for introducing extensive new laws regarding hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas. He pointed out that Wyoming voluntarily adopted fracking regulations almost three years ago, and other energy boom states have followed suit. He said he's suspicious of the potential fallout from the new proposal. proposal.
Barrasso said the BLM's proposed regs would create a competitive disadvantage for federal and public lands against private and state land. To see Senator Barrasso's complete address to the Senate Energy Committee, click here.