Environmental and Social Implications of Hydraulic Fracturing and Gas Drilling in the United States
Published by Duke University, January 11, 2012. Video (1:12:00).
Executive Summary: Tompkins County Community Impact Assessment HVHF
Identifies community, environmental & economic impacts prepared by Greenplan,Inc.,December, 15, 2011.
Community Impact Assessment: High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing
Prepared for the Tompkins County Council of Governments by Greenplan, Inc., December 15, 2011.
Fracking Colorado: Illusory Benefits, Hidden Costs
Food & Water Watch Report August 2013
Interactions Among Risks: Risks to Trust and Functioning in Communities
Roger E. Kasperson, National Academy of Sciences, May, 2013
Risks to Communities What Do We Know? Where are the Knowledge Gaps? (Powerpoint)
by Susan Christopherson, Cornell University; National Academy of Sciences, May, 2013
Science, Democracy, and Fracking A Guide for Community Residents and Policy Makers Facing Decisions over Hydraulic Fracturing
If you are an active citizen in a community facing decisions about fracking, this toolkit provides practical advice and resources to help you identify the critical questions to ask and get the information you need to evaluate the risks associated with shale oil or shale gas development. By The Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. August 2013.
Sullivan County Public Forum
Gas drilling will inevitably have an impacts on the economy and character of local communities. A panel discussion featuring Jannette Barth, economist; Anthony J. Ventello, Exec. Dir of Progress Authority of Bradford and Susquehanna Counties; Jeffrey Jacquet, PhD candidate, Dept. of Natural Resources, Cornell U.; Craig Sautner, resident of Dimock, PA.
Recorded at Monticello High School in Sullivan County, NY August 19, 2010.
Toolkit: Science, Democracy and Fracking
A Guide for community residents and policy makers facing decisions over hydraulic fracturing. Published by The Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Frac Sand Mining in Wisconsin: Understanding Emerging Conflicts and Community Organizing
Thomas W. Pearson for Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Journal of Culture & Agriculture. June, 2013
Risks to Communities from Shale Gas Development
Jeffrey B. Jacquet, South Dakota State University; National Academy of Sciences, May, 2013
Hotel and Motel taxes in Sullivan County
The rates of such tax shall not exceed five per cent of the per diem
rental rate for each room, provided, however, such tax shall not be
applicable to a permanent resident of such hotel or motel. For the
purposes of this section the term "permanent resident" shall mean a
person occupying any room or rooms in a hotel or motel for at least
ninety consecutive days.
An Ohio Landowner's Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing
Harvard Law School Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, June 16, 2011.
Considering Shale Gas Extraction in North Carolina: Lessons from Other States
Discussion draft from Duke University Environmental Law & Policy Forum, November, 2011.
Fracking - How to Protect Your Community
This video describes effective Community Organizing Strategies to influence decision makers to ban Fracking in your area.
Food and Water Watch. (Video 11:42)