Intelligence

January 2016 Fracking Report

New this month: California: Regulators Impose Moratorium on Aliso Canyon Natural Gas Colorado: Colorado Regulators Approve Local Control Rules Florida: Local Governments Continue to Oppose Fracking in Their Communities New Mexico: Sandoval County Planning and Zoning Board Recommends Against Fracking Permit Oklahoma: Oklahoma Corporation Commission Orders Reduced Injection Well Volumes


December 2015 Fracking Report

  New this month: California: Farmers and environmental groups are suing Kern County over its new expedited oil and gas permit approval process. Colorado: Activist group proposes 11 ballot measures to restrict or ban fracking statewide; Colorado Supreme Court considers arguments on local bans in Longmont and Fort Collins. Florida: House bill in support of… More »


September 2015 Fracking Report

New this month: Colorado: The Colorado Supreme Court will hear cases challenging local fracking restrictions in Longmont and Fort Collins. Florida: Several bills have been filed in the Florida state legislature in preparation for the 2016 legislative session.  SB 166 calls for a statewide fracking ban, while HB 191 seeks to limit local control of… More »


Ocean Exploration Advisory Board to Hold Public Meeting

NOAA’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research has announced that the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board (Board) will hold a public meeting on October 1-2 in Narragansett, RI. Board members will discuss and provide advice on Federal ocean exploration programs, with a particular emphasis on NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research activities, including the U.S…. More »