EPI Director, Kate Konschnik, testified yesterday at a FracFocus Task force of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board on shale gas information disclosure. Discussing the tendency of energy companies to claim trade secrets when asked to disclose specific chemicals used in the shale gas extraction process, Konschnik explained that in other industries, providing the public an opportunity to challenge the designation of trade secrets appears to increase disclosure rate. Read the write-up in EnergyWire here.
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