Shale Gas Policy & Science

Shale Gas Regulation in 16 States, in 10 Minutes

Dr. Hannah Wiseman, a former managing editor of the Yale Journal of Regulation and now Assistant Professor at Florida State University succinctly summarizes the state of shale gas regulation at last year’s YCEI-sponsored shale gas symposium.  She’ll be one of the featured speakers when the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy holds their second workshop on local control of gas shale development on March 28, 2014.  Details on our calendar here.

An Investor's Perspective on Shale Energy Operations

Richard A. Liroff, Ph.D., is founder and director of the Investor Environmental Health Network (IEHN). IEHN is a collaboration of investment managers and advisors advocating for safer corporate chemicals policies to grow long-term shareholder value and reduce financial and reputational risks to companies. He delivers a talk entitled, “An Investor’s Perspective on Shale Energy Operations”, during the YCEI Shale Gas Symposium on March 5, 2013.

The Fractured State of Gas Shale Regulation; What It Implies for Communities

Nine months before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court would strike down Act 16, Pace Law School’s John Nolon delivered this talk which described the fundamental conflict the law created for communities seeking to use local zoning powers to limit adverse impacts on the local level.  The presentation was part of a panel discussion that concluded the YCEI Shale Gas Symposium on March 5, 2013.

Shale Gas Symposium

John M. Deutch, MIT professor and chair of the Energy Advisory Board 2011 Subcommittee on Hydraulic Fracturing, moderated a panel discussion including industry, academic and government experts on best practices in development of unconventional resources. 


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