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 APPENDIX         INTRODUCTION         STAGE 1          STAGE 2          STAGE 3         STAGE 4          STAGE 5      




DOE_Shale Gas Primer (2009)

EPA_Exemption of OilGas Wastes from Regulations

EPA_Proposed Climate Air Quality Permitting Rules for Oil and Gas (2015)

EPA_Natural Gas Drilling in Marcellus Shale (2011)

EPA_Rules for Oil and Gas Key Changes

EPA_Underground Injection Control Program Guidance (2012)

EPA_Summary of Key Changes to Performance Standards (2012)

GWPC_Injection Wells (2013)

GWPC_State Oil & Gas regulations to Protect Water Resources (2014)

INGAA_How are Pipelines Regulated (2014)

INGAA_Infrastructure through 2035 (2014)

Kinnard et al._Natural Gas Pipeline Impact on Residential Property Values (1994)

NETL_Shale Gas US Update (2013) 

OGP_Field Operations Health (2011)

OGP_Strategic Health Management (2000) 

PA State University_Negotiating Pipeline Rights-of-Way in PA (2015)

PHMSA_Reporting Criteria as of 2011 (2011)

Pipelines and Informed Planning Alliance_Partnering for Pipeline Safety (2010)

Richardson et al_The State of State Shale Regulation (2013)

SOE_FracFocus Report (2014)

Transportation Research Board_Transmission Pipelines and Land Use (2004)

US Dept of Energy_Advisory Board Task Report on FracFocus (2014)

US Dept of Energy_Modern Shale Gas Development (2013)

US Dept of Transportation_Building Safe Communities Pipeline Risk (2010)

US Dept of Transportation_State of National Pipeline Infrastructure (2011)

Vann et al_Hydraulic Fracturing (2014)


Adgate_Public health Hazards (2014)

Bonnet_Shale and Public Health (2014)

CDC_HRQOL Concepts (2011)

GSA_Hydraulic Fracturing (2014)

NETL_Shale Gas US Update (2013)

Penning_Health Research Recommendations (2014)

Webb_Dev & Reprod Effects of Chems (2014)

WHO_Measuring QOL (1997)



API_Community Engagement (2014)

Earthworks_Oil and Gas at Your Door (2005)

Shell Oil_Onshore Seismic Surveying (2014)

Shell_Exploration Fact Sheet (2014)


API_Community Engagement (2014)

API_Recommended Practice (2009)

Bureau of Land Management_Split Estate (2007)

Cornell_Gas Exploration and Leasing (2008)

Cornell_Visual Impacts of Natural Gas Drilling (2010)

Earthworks_Oil and Gas at Your Door (2005)

Headwaters Economics_Energy Fiscal Best Practices (2012)

ICMM_Community Development Toolkit (2012)

Lee_Forced Pooling (2014)

Muehlenbachs_Housing Market Impacts (2013)

National Research Council_Improving Health (2011)

New York State_Environmental Impact…*** File too big

Northern Plains_GNA newsletter

Northern Plains_GNA Unique Solution

NPRC_Good Neighbor Anniversary (2010)

Radow_Homeowners and Gas Drilling Leases (2011)

 RFF_The State of State Shale Gas Regulation (2013)

Stillwater_GNA (2000,2009)

Upadhyay_Visual Impacts of Drilling (2010)


Adgate_Public health Hazards (2014)

AG Bunch et al_Evaluation of Impact of Shale Gas Operations (2014)

Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments_Facts on Fracking (2014)

API_Community Engagement (2014)

Bonnet_Shale and Public Health (2014)

Christopherson_Economic Consequences (2011)

DOE_Shale Gas Primer (2009)

EIA_Natural Gas Compressor (2007)

EPA_Air Rules

EPA_Guidance for Temporary Housing (2012)

EPA_Radioactive Residuals in Water Treatment (2005)

EPA_Regulator’s Guide to Management of Radioactive Residuals from Drinking Water Treatment Technologies (2005)

EPA_State and Industry Spill Data (2015)


McFeeley_Disclosure Rules and Enforcement (2012)

NY State Dept of Conservation_High Vol Fracturing in NYS (2015)

North Dakota Oil and Gas Division_Rules and Regulations (2015)

NIOSH_Pocklet Guide Chemical Hazards (2013)

Ohio EPA_Temporary Housing (2012)

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc._TENORM Study Report (2015)

Paleontological Research Institution_Marcellus Shale (2011)

Palisade and Grand Junction_Watershed Plan (2007)

Penning_Health Research Reccomendations (2014)

Perry_Using Ethnograpyh to Montior Community Health (2013)

PRI_Water out of the wells_2011

PSU_Road Maintenence handout (2011)–compressed

PSU_Road Maintenence Training

PSU_Sample Road Agreement (2014)

Schmidt_Blind Rush (2011)

Thompkins_Community Impact Assessment (2011)

Upadhyay_Visual Impacts of Drilling (2010)

Raimi&Newell_Shale Public Finance (2014)

Resources for the Future_Shale Gas and Traffic Accidents (2014)

Upadhyay_Visual Impacts of Drilling (2010)

US Dept of Energy_Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (2014)

Weinstein_Economic Value of Shale in Ohio (2011)

WHO_Nighttime Noise Levels (2009)


Allen et al._Methane Emissions from Process Equipment (2015) 

Chesapeake_A River Runs Through it (2008)

Earthworks_Oil and Gas at Your Door (2005)

EHP_ Guidlines for Noise (2014)

Freyman_Frac and Water Demand Numbers (2014)

GAO_Information on Shale (2012)

Ground Water Protection Council and Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission (2015)

ICMM_Water Case Studies (2012)

Oklahoma Corporation Commission_Response to Earthquake Concerns (2015)

PRI_Water Into Wells (2011)

Raimi&Newell_Shale Public Finance (2014)

Richardson_State Regulation (2013)

Smith_Groundwater Banking (2013)

Ground Water Protection Council and Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission (2015)

GWREF_White Paper Induced Seismicity (2013)

Weingarten et al_High-rate Injection and Seismicity (2015)

Witter et al._Health Impact Assessment (2010)


API_Community Engagement (2014)

API_Environmental Protection Onshore Oil and Gas Operations (2009)

ICMM_Planning for Closure (2008)

IOGC_Protecting Our Country’s Resources (2007)

Kang et al._Methane Emissions from Abandoned Wells in PA (2014)

NPC_Well Plugging and Abandonment (2011)

NY SGEIS_Horizontal Drilling (2011) –too large, no specific pages references in this stage

Shell_Exploration Fact Sheet (2014)