Today, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts announced the Sustainable Water Management Initiative (SWMI). SWMI was created in 2010 by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs and included a wide range of stakeholders and support from the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Fish and Game, and the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) released a White Paper summarizing the Stray Gas Incidence & Response Forum recently held in Cleveland, OH. Co-hosted by U.S. Department of Energy the event focused on stray gas in areas where shale gas or other unconventional natural gas is being developed. Stray gas is gas that migrates from its natural geological location into aquifers or the shallow subsurface.
The attached issue of The Environmental Forum focuses on the issue of Hydraulic Fracturing regulation. GWPC Executive Director Mike Paque penned an article as part of this discussion. Dowload all the articles.