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Author Majumdar, Sarmistha R., author

Title The politics of fracking : regulatory policy and local community responses to environmental concerns / Sarmistha R. Majumdar
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (x, 218 pages)
Series Routledge research in public administration and public policy ; 19
Routledge research in public administration and public policy ; 19
Contents The method of inquiry -- Fracking for oil and natural gas in Texas and its impacts on the economy -- Environmental federalism and federal regulations on fracking -- Factors affecting states' decision to frack and State of Texas' regulations on fracking -- Fracking and its impacts on the environment -- Case studies on communities oppositions to fracking -- Oil and gas industry' responses to communities oppositions -- In retrospect implications of fracking regulations and communities oppositions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Energy policy -- United States.
Gas industry -- United States.
Hydraulic fracturing -- Political aspects -- United States.
Hydraulic fracturing -- United States -- Public opinion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1134823436 (electronic bk.)
9781134823437 (electronic bk.)