Friday, March 22, 2013

Environmental Law Institute CLE: Environmental Impacts of Shale Development and Hydraulic Fracturing: Key Legal Issues and Future Directions

  Co-sponsored by ALI CLE
State and Regional Regulatory Trends in Hydraulic Fracturing
States are at the fore in regulating shale drilling and hydraulic fracturing, and several regional bodies have significant regulatory input as well. Get an in-depth examination of the 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
When: Wednesday, March 27, 2013
12:30–2PM ET

Where: Via teleconference and webcast.
RSVP: To attend, please visit
Teleconference and webcast information will be emailed one business day prior to the event.
Continuing Legal Education credits will be available for this series

Joel R. Burcat, Partner, Saul Ewing LLP (moderator)
Scott R. Perry, Deputy Secretary, Office of Oil and Gas Management, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Craig Segall, Staff Attorney, Sierra Club
Edward L. Strohbehn Jr., Of Counsel, Bingham McCutchen LLP
Lori Wrotenbery, Director of Administration, Oklahoma Corporation Commission
This replay was originally presented on December 14, 2012. Questions submitted during the program will be answered by email within two business days after the program.
This program is part of the 5-part ALI CLE and ELI series, Environmental Impacts of Shale Development and Hydraulic Fracturing: Key Legal Issues and Future Directions. The series offers an in-depth examination of the environmental law and policy issues facing companies, governments, activist groups, and citizens who are concerned about this critical area of our nation’s energy infrastructure.
You do not have to participate in the entire series to benefit from the information provided in each individual program. For more information on the series go to



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