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Fracking the NeighborhoodReluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling$
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Jessica Smartt Gullion

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780262029766

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.001.0001

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A Lack of Competent Guardians

A Lack of Competent Guardians

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(p.77) 4 A Lack of Competent Guardians
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Fracking the Neighborhood
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Jessica Smartt Gullion

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.003.0005

This chapter deals with the regulatory and legal aspects of natural gas development in the US, with specific emphasis on Texas. Included are discussion of the major regulatory agencies involved and their roles and responsibilities, along with some of the legal issues, such as that of mineral rights versus surface rights. This is followed by an overview of structural constraints on public health and safety, and some of the ways in which cities have navigated this system.

Keywords:   Texas, Oil and gas law, Mineral rights, Regulatory agencies, Natural gas ordinances

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