The Utah state legislature is getting odder by the day. Recently, it passed a bill that prohibited wildlife from being injected with birth control substances--except in special circumstances and then only by authorized personnel. I explained the reason here. Today, a senate committee of the state legislature is taking up consideration of a bill that
urges Congress to preserve the exemption for hydraulic fracturing in the Safe Drinking Water Act and to refrain from passing legislation that would remove the hydraulic fracturing exemption.