Hydraulic Fracturing: Selected Legal Issues

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This report focuses on selected legal issues related to the use of hydraulic fracturing. It examines some of the requirements for hydraulic fracturing contained in major federal environmental laws. It also provides an overview of issues involving state preemption of local zoning authority, as well as state tort law.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 22, 2013
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Vann, Adam

Legislative Attorney

Creator (Author):
Murrill, Brandon J.

Legislative Attorney

Creator (Author):
Tiemann, Mary

Specialist in Environmental Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 22, 2013
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United States
Description:

This report focuses on selected legal issues related to the use of hydraulic fracturing. It examines some of the requirements for hydraulic fracturing contained in major federal environmental laws. It also provides an overview of issues involving state preemption of local zoning authority, as well as state tort law.

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37 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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