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Natural Gas: A Long Bridge to a Promising Destination


Richard J. Pierce Jr.


George Washington University Law School

October 17, 2011

Utah Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming
GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 588
GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 588

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In this essay, Professor Pierce argues that the horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing of shale formations that has nearly doubled US gas supplies over the last six years has the potential to yield a century of enormous environmental and economic benefits to the US and to the world.

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Keywords: energy, environment, international environment, climate change

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Date posted: October 17, 2011 ; Last revised: June 7, 2012

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Pierce, Richard J., Natural Gas: A Long Bridge to a Promising Destination (October 17, 2011). Utah Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming; GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 588; GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 588. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1945412

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George Washington University Law School ( email )
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