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Judge Blocks Onset Of New Fracking Rules On Federal Public Land

A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked the Bureau of Land Management from putting into effect the government’s new rules for fracking on federal public land.

U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of Wyoming granted a request by oil-producing states Colorado, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming to temporarily delay the rules until the court has a chance to review whether they are legal.

Read more in The Denver Post.