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New Report Links Fracking to Potential Health Issues

By Steven M. Siros, Partner, Jenner & Block A recent study by the Colorado School of Public Health has linked hydraulic fracturing to elevated levels of petroleum hydrocarbons in the air near drilling sites. The study, to be published in Science of the Total Environment , identified cancer and...

Arnold & Porter: Hydraulic Fracturing – Legislative and Regulatory Materials and the Comprehensive Case Chart

By J. Cullen Howe, Environmental Law Specialist, Arnold & Porter LLP Hydraulic fracturing (fracking), a process used by the oil and gas industry for more than 60 years, has attracted the national spotlight. By injecting fluids and other materials into existing wells, fracking extends oil and...

Steptoe & Johnson: Ohio EPA Proposes Modifications for Oil and Gas Well Site Air Permits

By Katerina E. Milenkovski Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently proposed several changes to its general permits for oil and gas well site production operations. These changes would: · Incorporate requirements from the recently issued New Source Performance Standards...