Massachusetts - H461 - 2017

To protect our drinking water from hydraulic fracturing.

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Natural Gas Development

Added On: 03-06-2017
Updated On: 09-24-2017
Status: Introduced
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Actions (4)

  • 01-23-2017 - Senate concurred
  • 01-23-2017 - Referred to the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture
  • 05-09-2017 - Hearing scheduled for 05/16/2017 from 01:00 PM-04:00 PM in B-1
  • 09-14-2017 - Accompanied S478

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News (1)

Fracking ban, compressor stations debated before environmental panel - Wicked Local Weymouth
Published by weymouth.wickedlocal.com
Wed, 17 May 2017 14:02:38 GMT

There is no lode of shale gas beneath the Massachusetts soil, an oil industry lobbyist claimed Tuesday, hoping to steer lawmakers away from advancing bills that would ban hydraulic fracturing to extract gas in the Bay State. ‚ÄúThere are no reserves in ...