2011 House Bill 4736

Impose “fracking” pollution presumption

Introduced in the House

June 14, 2011

Introduced by Rep. Lisa Brown (D-39)

To establish a rebuttable presumption of legal liability, that any groundwater contamination “in the vicinity” of an oil or gas well using the hydraulic fracturing extraction process was caused by the chemicals used in that process.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary