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1. HYDRAULIC FRACTURING

FracFocus straining under heavy use as BLM weighs disclosure

Preparing for a state legislative hearing on drilling and water use, Bruce Baizel asked a co-worker to pull up all the hydraulic fracturing reports for New Mexico on FracFocus. But as she mouse-clicked her way through the chemical registry, she got a message that she'd been locked out of the site. It took a few email exchanges, but she was let back into FracFocus. Baizel, director of Earthworks' Oil & Gas Accountability Project, finished his presentation. But such incidents are demonstrating the limitations of FracFocus as the Obama administration and the Bureau of Land Management weigh whether it should be the means of disclosing chemicals used to frack on public lands.

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