Fracking and Alternative Energy

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The Legal and Regulatory Landscape of Hydraulic Fracturing now available in e-Book or Print
Posted on 7 Apr 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Perhaps no topic in energy and environmental law has been more controversial than the extraction of shale oil and gas from rock formations through hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.” It is the subject of vigorous debates over its purported... Read More

NIOSH Study Finds That Workers’ Silica Exposure At Fracking Sites Exceeds Occupational Health Criteria
Posted on 14 Aug 2013 by Jenner & Block Corporate Environmental Lawyer

By Seth J. Schriftman, Staff Attorney, Jenner & Block A groundbreaking recent study authored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), “Occupational Exposures to Respirable Crystalline Silica During Hydraulic Fracturing... Read More