September 21, 2017 / 10:02 PM / in 10 months

10th Circuit dismisses appeal of fracking regulation

A federal appeals court has dismissed a challenge to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s fracking regulation saying the litigation is no longer necessary because the government has begun the process of rescinding the rule.

In a split decision on Thursday, a three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent the dispute back to a district court in Cheyenne, Wyoming, ordering it to dismiss the case.

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