Can Disclosure Rules Clarify What’s In Our Groundwater? Enhesa’s US Consultant Rachel Degenhardt on hydraulic fracturing & groundwater contamination in ELQ

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This month, Enhesa US Regulatory Consultant, Rachel Degenhardt, was published on the issue of hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination in Berkeley’s Ecology Law Currents, an online publication of Ecology Law Quarterly, one of the nation’s most respected and widely read environmental law journals.

 The U.S. EPA is working to increase transparency regarding the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing. This article explores the recent implementation of disclosure rules in Texas and Colorado and examines whether increased transparency regarding hydraulic fracturing fluids better informs interested citizens about the potential effects of industry activities on their drinking water.”

To read the article, please follow this link.

 

Rachel Degenhardt is a U.S. Regulatory Consultant for Enhesa, Inc. in Washington, D.C. Her work focuses on issues of environment, health, and safety. Ms. Degenhardt divides her time between monitoring U.S. state and federal environmental developments and international oil and gas regulation and policy. Ms. Degenhardt received a Juris Doctor and Masters of Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School in 2009.

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