Recent Work

Working Paper | Groundwater Regulations and Hydraulic Fracturing: Reporting Water Use in the Permian

In 2011, it was estimated that the hydraulic fracturing occurring in this region relied solely on groundwater with between 0-2% of the water volume for fractures coming from recycled hydraulic..

A Tale of Two States

With the rapid growth of hydraulic fracturing, the Marcellus shale play has become one of the most profitable sources of oil and natural gas in the world.

Stepping On Prayers

The term “Bears Ears” has traditionally been used to refer to twin buttes located in Southeastern Utah. It is also the name of a National Monument that was designated by President Barack Obama in December 2016.

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