Utah Environmental Law Review, Forthcoming
11 Pages Posted: 17 Oct 2011 Last revised: 7 Jun 2012
Date Written: October 17, 2011
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.
Keywords: energy, environment, international environment, climate change
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1945412