Shale Gas Production in the US – Great Promise and Great Challenges

Bloomberg BNA Water Law & Policy Monitor
March 14, 2014

Marc Spitzer, Mark Fitzsimmons and Jose Gonzalez-Magaz co-authored an article for Bloomberg BNA’s Water Law & Policy Monitor titled “Shale Gas Production in the US – Great Promise and Great Challenges.”  The article discusses the broad legal aspects of hydraulic fracturing, including the policy framework, a description of the extraction process, current local government regulations, and an assessment of potential litigation arising from fracking.