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Wyoming executive testifies on fracking

Casper Star Tribune -- During her remarks, DeLancey stated the WCCA believes that the Department of the Interior hydraulic fracturing rule is unnecessarily duplicative, and the federal government should defer regulation to the states that already have adequate hydraulic fracturing regulations in place.

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Submitted May 12, 2013 By: drpepperTX
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: May 14, 2013 10:27:41 AM

You're welcome NedW!
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Message Posted: May 14, 2013 3:57:22 AM

Thank you for submitting this article, drpepperTX.
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Message Posted: May 14, 2013 3:40:46 AM

ok
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DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: May 14, 2013 3:10:19 AM

And just what does 'adequate' mean?
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 9:29:54 PM

Very well explained SammyAdams, some cannot fathom that federal monies are simply our monies.
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 5:19:00 PM

Too bad Sammy thinks fracking fluids know better than to migrate into another state.... That is called interstate..
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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 5:17:03 PM

Wow... a lawyer testifies.... WTG GOP.... who needs science.

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Message Posted: May 13, 2013 10:40:23 AM

Money side of the story.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 7:48:07 PM

holy frack!!!!!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 5:22:28 PM

umm, don't recall saying that!!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 5:16:48 PM

Lots of news on fracking lately.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 5:07:44 PM

Hmmm
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 3:39:05 PM

And would there be any monetary reason that might possibly lead him to take this position...?!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 2:44:34 PM

To: unicornpmb Re: Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:45:28 PM (Printed below)

"Does this mean they don't want any more federal money?"

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What Federal money are you speaking about? The Federal government doesn't have any money of its own, but must first take it from us. We dutifully send our money to the Feds, then they keep some of it and send a little back with rules on how it must be spent.

That is tantamount to giving yourself a blood transfusion from one arm to the other and spilling some of it in the process. Those who posted arguments on "Federalism" have a clearer understanding about what is at issue here. The national government doesn't have a dog in this fight. This is a state issue (Wyoming) and the FED needs to butt out. The citizens of this sovereign state can decide what is best for themselves.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 2:01:03 PM

Government poor decision making, judgement, and overall management could only be superseded in their incompetence only by the multinational oil corporations.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:46:43 PM


NOT ANOTHER FRACKING STORY?????
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:45:28 PM

Does this mean they don't want any more federal money?
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:45:09 PM

Interesting
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:40:47 PM

Sure hope we don't rely on the federal government to make decisions on this and watch out for asndy see gulf oil spill disaster, Katrina responders amongst others by federal agencies who severly dropped the ball on jobs they were suppposed to be doing!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:40:11 PM

Testifies?? Nothing will change decisions made by the big money makers on these deals.. Be careful what you say, they might be upset..
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:40:06 PM

Huh
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:37:38 PM

It is OK to have an opinion, but we know the Fed will prevail over the states when the state is less restrictive than the Fed rule.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:34:27 PM

Doesn't matter... they do as they choose.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:34:12 PM

leave this alone
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:33:58 PM

OK Just make sure the clean up "superfund" is funded by the residents of the State of Wyoming and that they waive their right to federal assistance when the disaster strikes (and that they pay for any harm that comes to residents of other states).
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:33:02 PM

state responsibility
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:28:02 PM

Let the states do it. That's what federalism is all about.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:26:22 PM

We'll see what happens....
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:23:31 PM

ok
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 1:21:25 PM

OK
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:54:45 AM

Big what if there tomok, since there have been great problems.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:21:06 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 11:01:18 AM

Never has so much been written about so little since Climate Change.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:25:13 AM

Agree with this one.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:20:59 AM

Agreed.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:20:27 AM



According to the US Constitution, the people are given the rights to pursue life, liberty, and happiness. The does not include regulations made up by the EPA regulators.

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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:19:04 AM

I agree.......He's right. Keep the Feds out of it.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:18:51 AM

Wyoming executive testifies on fracking. What if fracking is a major problem? What then?
Better extraction methods developed to get fossil fuels out of the ground, in higher quantities and not harming the surface and underground waters with fracking operations. When the fracking is over and the company has moved on, the water is contaminated, then what?
We need have to have clean drinkable water and uncontaminated lakes and streams!
Frack On Garth? No Wayne!
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:17:54 AM

He's right. Keep the Feds out of it.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:17:42 AM

Frack on!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:17:32 AM

Sounds right!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:16:32 AM

sounds reasonable
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:16:06 AM

just keep on fracking baby!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:10:08 AM

Did Imisssomething?

I thought this site was called GASBUDDIES.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:06:04 AM

Another case of new rules without using the old ones in place.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:04:54 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 10:02:13 AM

In other words, Federal Government, keep your patronage hacks out of our local business. The state government is closer to the people and they can better reflect the attitudes of what they want.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 9:59:56 AM

And yet another fracking article!!!!
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 9:59:13 AM

This fracking issue could go on for years. By the time we figure out it its good or bad, it will be to late.
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Message Posted: May 12, 2013 9:59:02 AM

Power to the states, right on.
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