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Kate Konschnik testifies before DOE Task Force

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 … Continue reading

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Kate Konschnik Speaks about Shale Gas Governance at NRC Workshop

On August 15-16, 2013, the National Research Council hosted a workshop on the Governance of Risks of Unconventional Shale Gas Development. Kate Konschnik, EPI Policy Director, spoke about shale gas governance challenges at the workshop. View her talk here.

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Policy Initiative Releases Report on Fracking Chemical Disclosure

The Policy Initiative issued “Legal Fractures: Why the Voluntary Chemical Disclosure Registry Fails as a Regulatory Compliance Tool,” a report questioning the reliance of eleven states on a third party website for oil and gas industry reporting requirements. The two-year-old … Continue reading

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Goho Quoted in News Stories About Dryden Fracking Ordinance Litigation

Clinical Instructor Shaun Goho was quoted in several news stories in recent days regarding a case challenging a local ordinance that bans hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) within the town’s borders. The town of Dryden, New York, banned gas drilling through a … Continue reading

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Goho Publishes Op-Ed on LNG Exports

Clinical Instructor Shaun Goho today published an op-ed in Yale Environment 360 on proposals to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States.  The article, In U.S., the Lure of Export May Further Fuel Natural Gas Boom, argues that … Continue reading

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