2016 House Bill 5371

Impose new regulations on gas and oil “fracking”

Introduced in the House

Feb. 16, 2016

Introduced by Rep. Sarah Roberts (D-18)

To require the Department of Environmental Quality to hold a public hearing before issuing a permit for the extraction of natural gas or oil using "hydraulic fracturing," if local officials or residents request a hearing.

Referred to the Committee on Energy Policy