Tag Archives: Fracking
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
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.
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
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