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
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 11
Keywords: energy, environment, international environment, climate change
Date posted: October 17, 2011 ; Last revised: June 7, 2012