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Hydraulic Fracturing (Hydrofracking): Reports

A legal resource guide for information relating to hydrofracking including primary and secondary source materials, quick links, and database resources.

CRS Reports & Briefs

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is the public policy research arm of Congress.  Below please find a list of Reports and Briefs related to hydrofracking.

International Energy Agency (IEA)

"The IEA is an autonomous organisation which works to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for its 28 member countries and beyond. The IEA's four main areas of focus are: energy security, economic development, environmental awareness, and engagement worldwide."

National Academies Press

"The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States." All reports are free for download with one time registration.

Urban Design Lab Columbia University

The Urban Design Lab a joint endeavor of The Earth Insitute at Columbia University and the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation "works to find innovative solutions to the sustainable development issues confronting cities."   

Accenture Report

Accenture is a "a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company" focused on making companies and governments more efficient.

Earthworks Report

Earthworks is a pro-environmental "nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the impacts of irresponsible mineral and energy development while seeking sustainable solutions."

NRDC Issue Briefs

The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is an international non-profit environmental advocacy and action group which focuses on the protection of wildlife and habitat. 

ELI Research Reports & Briefs

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is a "non-partisan research and education center working to strengthen environmental protection by improving law and governance worldwide."  ELI Research Reports contain "the analysis and conclusions of the policy studies the [ELI] undertakes to improve environmental law."