War Between the States: Shale gas states warn EPA not to employ sue-and-settle trick with Northeast states to regulate fracking

“Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was joined by 12 states Friday in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency warning administrators not to employ its backdoor “sue and settle” tactic to regulate hydraulic fracturing and oil production.”

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One thought on “War Between the States: Shale gas states warn EPA not to employ sue-and-settle trick with Northeast states to regulate fracking”

  1. This sue-and-settle junk has been going on for years. Used to be an open secret, now not so open.

    The weird thing is, with all the FOIA activity involving EPA correspondence, why isn’t this showing up? Nobody’s found an email that says, “we want this regulated, could you please sue us, Wednesday would be good” or something like that.

    Since this sort of thing isn’t showing up, that means they know it’s sleazy and they do it during lunch, on the golf course, etc. instead. They ain’t leaving fingerprints anywhere so far.

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