Examining a New Fracking Disclosure Proposal

December 5, 2011

A proposed rule goes before the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Comission today that would require all oil and gas companies to post online the makeup of the fluids used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Some are lauding it as a way to make the industry more transparent, but environmentalists say it’s riddled with loopholes and weak language. Ariana Brocious from KVNF in Paonia and Luke Runyon from Aspen Public Radio sit down to explore the new proposed rule, and how it compares to other states.

KVNF, Aspen Public Radio, and KRCC are all members of Rocky Mountain Community Radio.