US court asked to hold off on decision over fracking rules
July 28, 2017
DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration asked three federal judges from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday to hold off on a decision regarding a major federal fracking rule implemented by the Obama administration.
In March, Trump moved to roll back the rule, which was first issued in 2015 by the Interior Department and required drilling companies to disclose what chemicals they used within 30 days of any fracking.
It was put on hold last year after a federal district judge in Wyoming said the Bureau of Land Management had no authority to set such a rule.
In the court hearin...