Hydraulic Fracturing Links
The links below present factual information concerning the hydraulic fracturing (HF) process:
Hydralic Fracturing State Regulations and Administrative Code
see NRS 522.119 and NRS 522.275
Direct Line to Hydraulic Fracturing Section
List compiled by the Nevada Division of Minerals showing chemicals used in Hydraulic Fracturing.
Understanding Hydraulic Fracturing
by Justin L.
Rubinstein and Alireza Babaie Mahani
Frac Focus Links
FracFocus is the national hydraulic fracturing chemical registry and is managed by the Ground Water Protection Council and Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, two organizations whose missions both revolve around conservation and environmental protection.
Other HF Related Links
An article originally published by the Wall
Street Journal that talks about the development of hydraulic fracturing over
the last 20 years and highlights the major milestones that helped the US become
more independent from foreign oil and gas resources.
A peer-reviewed article that systematically
assess the risks and benefits of hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells,
from research conducted at New Jersey Institute of Technology.
The peer-reviewed study, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, adds a new chapter to a saga that has pitted Texas regulator against the EPA. See "Noble_Gases_Identify_the_Mechanisms-NatlAcadOfSci" link below.
National Academy of Science study approved 8/12/2014. Full Title: Noble gases identify the mechanisms of fugitive gas contamination in drinking water wells overlying the Marcellus and Barnett Shales
Links Related to States and State Government
Fact Sheets – includes hydraulic fracturing and ground water fact sheets
GWPC – developed Frac Focus Chemical Disclosure Registry with the IOGCC
Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) – an organization comprised of producing states oil and gas regulators
Questions and answers about hydraulic fracturing in Michigan
The Facts About Hydraulic Fracturing
Links Related to Federal Government
Improving the Safety & Environmental Performance of Hydraulic Fracturing
Natural Gas Extraction - Hydraulic Fracturing
What you do and don’t know about induced seismicity
National Water Quality Assessment Program: "Quality of Water from Domestic Wells in Principal Aquifers of the United States, 1991-2004"
Summary of Studies Related to Hydraulic Fracturing Conducted by USGS Water Science Centers