March 27, 2013
ELI/ALI CLE (Replay): State and Regional Regulatory Trends in Hydraulic Fracturing
Co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and ALI CLE
States are at the fore in regulating shale drilling and hydraulic fracturing, and several regional bodies have significant regulatory input as well. This panel examined changes and trends in state and regional regulation, including:
- State regulatory initiatives and moratoria
- Regional regulatory efforts by River Basin Compact Commissions
- The tension between the states and US EPA over the regulation of drilling and hydraulic fracturing
- Efforts to create model state codes and regulations
Joel Burcat, Saul Ewing LLP, Harrisburg, PA (moderator)
Scott Perry, Deputy Secretary of Oil and Gas Management, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Harrisburg, PA
Craig Segall, Staff Attorney, Sierra Club, Washington, DC
Edward L. Strohbehn Jr., Bingham McCutchen LLP, San Francisco, CA
Lori Wrotenbery, Director of Administration, Oklahoma Corporation Commission, Oklahoma City, OK
This program was originally presented on January 23, 2013.
To view information on the entire 5-part special series on "Environmental Impacts of Shale Development and Hydraulic Fracturing: Key Legal Issues and Future Directions," all of which are available on-demand, please go HERE.