Oil and gas accident reporting bill clears committee over industry objections
Author: Mark Jaffe - March 15, 2018 - Updated: March 15, 2018
A bill to focus and enhance reporting of oil and gas industry spills and accidents cleared the House Transportation Energy Committee Wednesday over the objections of the oil and gas industry.
The bill, House Bill 1157, passed with the committee’s eight Democrats voting for it and the five Republicans opposing it. The lesigation is a copy of the reporting rules for Utah, according to State Rep. KC Becker, D-Boulder, the bill’s sponsor.