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Florida’s Proposed Fracking Ban Incomplete Without Acidizing

When newly-elected Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order implementing major reforms to ensure the protection of Florida’s environment and water quality and opposing hydraulic fracturing—better known as “fracking”—many Floridians were ecstatic. Republican and Democrat state legislators have since proposed several bills to enact a fracking ban. However, the bills advancing through the Florida House and Senate fall short of protecting Florida’s sensitive natural resources because they do not include a ban of a more commonly used well stimulation technique in Florida known as “matrix acidizing” or “acidizing.”  Read more...



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