About the Book
This guide contains step by step information about how to track natural gas operations and related rules and regulations, and how to effectively use this information to impact decision-making on permits, rules, and regulations. The guide is divided into three broad sections: how to impact decisions through the regulatory process, how to find information on proposed projects and current facilities regulated at the state level, and how to access information about shale gas projects regulated by certain federal agencies. This guide will provide tips on how to stay informed on local and state issues and will also give you detailed instructions on how to comment on proposed regulations, testify at public hearings, and intervene in quasi-legal proceedings. The purpose of this guide is to give you the tools to stand up for your health and local environment, effecting the changes you want in your community.