The US Department of Energy said Friday that it welcomes the decision by an oil and gas industry supplier to disclose all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing fluid.
Bakers Hughes is based in Houston, Texas.READ MORE: Dump Truck Collides With Train, Route 51 In Jefferson Hills Expected To Be Shut Down All Morning
In Pennsylvania, companies are required to disclose the contents of their fracking fluids on a website that is partially funded by the industry.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Named Among The Clumsiest Cities In The United States
But critics say there are loose reporting standards, which allows companies to hide certain chemicals as “trade secrets.”MORE NEWS: Opening Day Set For 2022 Trout Season In Pennsylvania
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