The Sunlight Foundation has launched a new open government tool that allows users to track comments on proposed rules by the broader topic, the commenter or the rule itself.
The tool, called Docket Wrench, allows users to search for proposed rules using key works, such as hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” Users can then drill down to who commented on specific proposed rules. Users can also search for all comments by a specific organization.
Keep reading this article at: http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2013/01/new-open-government-tool-parses-comments-federal-regulations/61012/?oref=nextgov_today_nl.
Sunlight Foundation’s announcement: http://sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2013/01/31/docket-wrench-exposing-trends-regulatory-comments/