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Goho Publishes Article on Local Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing

The American Planning Association’s journal Planning and Environmental Law today published an article by Clinical Instructor Shaun Goho on the ability of local governments to regulate hydraulic fracturing.  Across the country, cities, towns, and other local governments are moving to ban, limit, or regulate oil and gas drilling within their borders.  These efforts have taken […]

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Goho Moderates Panel on Shale Gas at MIT Energy Conference

ELPC Clinical Instructor Shaun Goho moderated a panel at the MIT Energy Conference on March 17, 2012.  The panel, titled “Managing the Shale Gas Revolution,” brought together representatives from industry, the environmental community, and academia to discuss the regulatory and technological challenges posed by the dramatic rise in natural gas extraction from shale formations.  Shale […]

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ELPC Releases “An Ohio Landowner’s Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing”

On May 24, 2011, the Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic released “An Ohio Landowner’s Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing.”  This guide is intended to help landowners who are approached by a natural gas company to negotiate a lease for the right to extract natural gas by hydraulic fracturing from their property.  It includes suggestions for […]

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ELPC Student Speaks at Hydraulic Fracturing Conference

Clinic student Rachel Heron (JD ’12) spoke today at the conference Hydrofracking: Exploring the Legal Issues in the Context of Politics, Science, and the Economy, hosted by the University of Buffalo Law School.  Her talk, “Was Hydraulic Fracturing in the Contemplation of the Parties to Old Severance Deeds?” examined legal theories that might allow surface […]

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