Unconventional Oil and Natural Gas: Research Agenda

The Final Strategic Research Agenda on the Potential Impacts of 21st Century Oil and Natural Gas Development in the Appalachian Region and Beyond (October 2015) was prepared by the Special Scientific Committee on Unconventional Oil and Gas Development in the Appalachian Basin. The Strategic Research Agenda is offered as an impartial, multidisciplinary guide for future research about potential adverse impacts of 21st century oil and natural gas development. The Research Agenda recommends research to better understand and to prevent or minimize potential impacts on human health and well-being, communities, ecological health, and the environment.

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