The ECOS-IOGCC Forum was created at the 2007 ECOS Spring Meeting in order to provide a place for dialogue with the oil and gas regulators. The Forum is currently chaired by ECOS members John Corra of Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and Steve Thompson of Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality along with IOGCC member Bill Sydow of the Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
EPA Work on Hydraulic Fracturing and Drinking Water
In February and March 2011, EPA is hosting a series of technical workshops on hydraulic fracturing and drinking water. The four workshops will focus on:
chemical and analytical methods
well construction and operation
fate and transport
water resource management
EPA is currently seeking subject matter experts to participate in the workshops. Experts who want to participate should apply at http://hfworkshop.cadmusweb.com between December 13, 2010 and January 3, 2011. More informaiton about the workshops can be found here.