In the run-up to Election Day, opponents of oil and gas fracking are seeking bans and limits at the local level. In general, though, drilling is regulated by the states. And if anything, state authority may be increasing.
Click the above audio player to hear Scott Tong’s full report on the issue of fracking.
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