18 July 2012. Testimony: Robert W. Howarth, Ph.D. at Forum on Hydraulic Fracturing (Sen. Avella, NYS Senate Democrats)
National Research Council. Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies.
31 MAY 2012. Statement of Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune Before the Committee on Oversight & Government Reform. >> download
31 MAY 2012. Robert Howarth's Testimony Before the Committee
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Medical Society for the State of New York News. Update on Hydraulic Fracturing by Sheila Bushkin-Bedient, MD, MPH, Geoffrey E. Moore, MD, FACSM and The Preventive Medicine and Family Health Committee of the Medical Society of the State of New York - Volume 68 • Number 4 • mssny.org
Decision of Anshutz Exploration Corporation v. Town of Dryden. In this case the court was asked to determine whether a local municipality may use its power to regulate land use to prohibit exploration for, and production of, oil and natural gas. >> DECISION
Decision of Cooperstown Holstein Corp. v. Town of Middlefield. Town of Middlefield, Ostego County, New York becomes the second local municipality to prohibit oil and natural gas activities through land use regulation. >> DECISION
11 Jan 2012. USEPA's Comments on NY's revised draft SGEIS and Proposed Hydraulic Fracturing Regulations. Additional information is available from the EPA website
Photographs: Flooded Well Site in Northern PA
23 Aug 2011. USGS cuts Marcellus resources >>Download report
Pembina Institute. Is natural gas a climate change solution for Canada?
Brookings Institution. Sizing the Green Economy
Policy Department Economic and Scientific Policy. Impacts of Shale Gas and Shale Oil Extraction on the Environment and on Human Health. This document was requested by the European Parliament's Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.
Research and Policy Recommendations for Hydraulic Fracturing and Shale-Gas Extraction. A white paper by Robert Jackson, et al. Duke University Center on Global Change & Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences.
Written Testimony of Conrad Daniel Volz, DrPH, MPH before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and its Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife, Joint Hearing "Natural Gas Drilling, Public Health and Environmental Impacts", April 12, 2011.
Screening Health Risk Assessment, Sublette County WY. Additional information available through the Sublette County website
Unconventional Gas Regulatory Framework-Jurisdictional Review. This report summarizes the findings of the Jurisdictional Review Task Team and identifies opportunities to be considered for Alberta's unconventional gas regulatory framework.