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FracFocus is a hydraulic fracturing chemical registry website designed to provide information about chemicals used in the HF of oil and gas wells.

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    masterresource.org Frac Bounty: All Should Participate (resource creation for economic revival) — MasterResource

    Anadarko’s chemicals today are only “slickeners” (to help the sand get further into cracks created by the pressurized water) and “biocides” that prevent bacterial buildup in the well pipes. Which chemicals are used for any single well in the United States can be determined by going to www.FracFoc... Read article

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    environmentalleader.com EPA Requests Chesapeake’s Fracking Blowout Info · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

    Garvin. Chesapeake is one of 21 energy companies that voluntarily participate in a national registry disclosing the chemical additives they use when fracking. The web site, www.fracfocus.org , was launched earlier this year by the Ground Water Protection Council and the Interstate Oil and Gas Com... Read article

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    westernenergyalliance.org About Fracking| BLM Fracking Rule | Western Energy Alliance

    Industry and states have collaboratively responded to public concerns about the safety of fracing, and companies voluntarily disclose chemicals via FracFocus.org or in compliance with state regulations. The rule imposes an entire redundant regulatory process that will exacerbate existing delays. ... Read article

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    bloomberg.com Fracking Hazards Obscured in Failure to Disclose Wells - Bloomberg

    In Texas and Oklahoma, the company reported chemicals it used on only about half its fracked wells via FracFocus.org , a voluntary website that oil and gas companies helped design amid calls for mandatory disclosure. Energy companies failed to list more than two out of every five fracked wells in... Read article

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    m.tricities.com Energy independence is best way to keep our troops out of harm's way - TriCities.com: Opinion/Columns

    The chemicals used are safer than many used to treat drinking water. The natural gas industry is transparent with the chemicals used. Check it out on www.fracfocus.org . More than 90 percent of all wells drilled in the U.S. require fracking. But don’t worry, our “friends” at OPEC or Russia (which... Read article

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    nofrackingway.us FrackFocus and Fig Leaves

    In Texas and Oklahoma, the company reported chemicals it used on only about half its fracked wells via FracFocus.org, a voluntary website that oil and gas companies helped design amid calls for mandatory disclosure. Energy companies failed to list more than two out of every five fracked wells in ... Read article

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    bigstory.ap.org Interior issues new drilling rule on public land

    The new draft rule relies on an online database used by Colorado and 10 other states to track the chemicals used in fracking operations. FracFocus.org is a website formed by industry and intergovernmental groups in 2011 that allows users to gather well-specific data on thousands of drilling sites... Read article

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    crawfordcountyavalanche.com Hydraulic fracturing well pad construction has some residents worried

    At the well site, a liner is set down to catch any leaks they may have. "We inspect the liner to make sure there are no tears or rips," he said, "and if there are, we will have the company repair them." Henderson told the Avalanche that "in Michigan the chances of earthquakes are very small. The ... Read article

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    anga.us Nat Gas Now: FracFocus Celebrates One Year of Providing Natural Gas Well Info - America's Natural Gas Alliance

    FracFocus.org is celebrating its one-year anniversary of providing transparency to the public regarding the additives used in the hydraulic fracturing process. In just one year, this state-run registry has become the destination for credible, public information on the components of hydraulic frac... Read article

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    onlinelibrary.wiley.com Microbiology relevant to hydraulic fracturing and oil sands - Wackett - 2012 - Microbial Biotechnology - Wiley Online Library

    Http://fracfocus.org FracFocus http://www.methanol.org/Environment/Resources/Environment/Methanol-Fracking-Fluid-White-Paper-Aug-2011.aspx http://wellservicingmagazine.com/bacteria—arch-nemeses-hydraulically-fractured-wells Microbiology relevant to hydraulic fracturing and oil sands Method of fra... Read article

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    hammondstar.com Hammond Daily Star Online - Public Meetings

    After Devon is finished with the well, Minty said the website fracfocus.org enables anyone that wishes to see what contents of fluid were used in a specific hydraulic fracturing process. “It’s a uniform clearing house for everyone in the industry,” Minty said. “It’s a great resource for the publi... Read article

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    velaw.com Texas and Colorado Adopt Far-Reaching Hydraulic Fracturing Chemical Disclosure Rules

    On December 13, 2011, Texas and Colorado agencies adopted far-reaching rules governing the disclosure of chemicals contained in hydraulic fracturing fluids. Both rules require oil and gas operators to disclose on a national public website, FracFocus (fracfocus.org), chemical ingredients and water... Read article

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    shaleblog.com Water | ShaleBlog.com

    FracFocus.org: Information About Hydraulic Fracturing EPA’s 1987 Report of Contamination Caused by Hydraulic Fracturing ExxonMobil and Chevron Shareholders Address Hydraulic Fracturing Shareholder Resolutions: Hydraulic Fracturing Disclosure Texas: Fracking Chemicals and Water Consumption Reports... Read article

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    wksu.org WKSU News: New report looks at Ohio fracking disclosures

    At the state level we need [a] tighter permitting process that requires up front reporting. And we need to create checks and balances in the ‘confidential business information’ claims that companies make around these chemicals.” Fracking proponents argue that more regulation will hamper efforts t... Read article

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    74.218.1.250 AVC NEWS Eastern Ohio Oil & Gas Today News and Resources

    Energy In Depth - The Ohio Project FracFocus.org Ohio Department of Natural Resources Shale Development Information, FAQ's and Resources Ohio EPA Ohio Oil and Gas Association Ohio Shale Coalition Facebook Page Ohio Shale Energy Penn State Marcellus Shale Center Shale Ohio News Read article

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