JAC Refererences and Sources submitted as evidence

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AEA Technology for the European Commission (2012) ‘Support to the identification of potential risks for the environment and human health arising from hydrocarbons operations involving hydraulic fracturing in Europe’ http://ec.europa.eu/environment/integration/energy/pdf/fracking%20study.pdf

Anderson, K. (2015) Why UK Shale Gas is incompatible with a 2 degree C framing of dangerous climate change. http://www.desmog.uk/2015/02/10/why-uk-shale-gas-industry-incompatible-2-c-framing-dangerous-climate-change Added 13.02.15.

Andrews, I.J. (2014). The Jurassic shales of the Weald Basin: geology and shale oil and shale gas resource estimation. British Geological Survey for Department of Energy and Climate Change, London, UK. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/313702/BGS_DECC_JurassicWealdShale_study_2014_MAIN_REPORT_LOW_RES.pdf

Broderick et al (2011) ‘Shale gas: an updated assessment of environmental and climate change impacts’


Climate Change Act (2008) Chapter 27: 2008. Parliament of the United Kingdom. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2008/27/part/2/data.pdf

Chadwick, R.A. (1997). Fault analysis of the Cheshire Basin, NW England. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 124, 297-313 http://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/124/1/297.abstract

CPRE. (2014) Response to the Report on Strategic Environmental Assessment for further onshore oil and gas licensing.


Centre for Biological Diversity (Oct. 2014) Water Contamination in California.


Davies RJ et al. (2014) Oil wells and their integrity: Implications for Shale and unconventional resource exploitation. Marine and Petroleum Geology. Durham University


DECC (Oct 2014) Community Benefits of Onshore Wind Farms. Best Practice Guidance for England.


EPA (2011) ‘EPA Releases Draft Findings of Pavillion, Wyoming Ground Water Investigation for Public Comment and Independent Scientific Review’ http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/20ed1dfa1751192c8525735900400c30/ef35bd26a80d6ce3852579600065c94e!OpenDocument (Note EPA are no longer continuing the Pavillion investigation after industry pressure)

European Parliament Policy Directorate (June 2011) Impacts of Shale Gas and Oil Extraction on the Environment and on Human Health. http://europeecologie.eu/IMG/pdf/shale-gas-pe-464-425-final.pdf

Food and Water Watch (2012) ‘Fracking the new global water crisis’ http://documents.foodandwaterwatch.org/doc/FrackingGlobalWaterCrisis.pdf#_ga=1.235221825.1912658722.1408730691

Green, C.A., Styles, P. and Baptie, B.J. (2014) Preese Hall shale gas fracturing. Review and recommendations for induced seismic mitigation. http://www.bristol.ac.uk/earthsciences/courses/postgraduate/fracking.html

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.(2013) Hydraulic fracturing for shale gas in the UK: Examining the evidence for potential environmental impacts. http://www.rspb.org.uk/Images/shale_gas_report_evidence_tcm9-365779.pdf

IPCC AR4 WG2 Parry, M.L. et al. Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-0-521-88010-7 . http://www.ipcc.ch/publications_and_data/publications_ipcc_fourth_assessment_report_wg2_report_impacts_adaptation_and_vulnerability.htm

IPCC AR5 WG1 TU (2013) Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Headline Statements from the Summary for Policymakers


IPCC Summary for Policymakers (2014), In: Climate Change 2014, Mitigation of Climate Change. Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Edenhofer,O., R. Pichs-Madruga, Y. Sokona, E. Farahani, S. Kadner, K. Seyboth, A. Adler, I. Baum, S. Brunner, P. Eickemeier, B.Kriemann, J. Savolainen, S. Schlomer, C. von Stechow, T. Zwickel and J.C. Minx (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press,Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/wg3/

Kovats, S et al (2014) The Health Impications of Fracking . The Lancet D-13-09239. http://psehealthyenergy.org/data/Lancet_Commentary.pdf

Nature (2nd January 2013) ‘Methane leaks erode green credentials of natural gas’ http://www.nature.com/news/methane-leaks-erode-green-credentials-of-natural-gas-1.12123

Walsh, K (July 2014) Submission to Cheshire West and Chester Council Working Group on Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction. Word doc submitted by email herewith.

Vengosh, A., Jackson, R.B., Warner, N., Darrah, T.H. and Kondash, A. (2014). A Critical Review of the Risks to Water Resources from Unconventional Shale Gas Development and Hydraulic Fracturing in the United States. Environmental Science and Technology 48:2051-2058. http://www.researchgate.net/publication/260643891_A_Critical_Review_of_the_Risks_to_Water_Resources_from_Unconventional_Shale_Gas_Development_and_Hydraulic_Fracturing_in_the_United_States

RELEVANT INFORMATION FROM THE FALKIRK PUBLIC ENQUIRY (2014) Key Technical Evidence Submitted on behalf of the Concerned Community of Falkirk.

Dr Mariann Lloyd- Smith. CBM activities and their Impacts on Human Health and the Environment. http://faug.org.uk/sites/default/files/%281%29%20Dr%20Mariann%20LLoyd-Smith%20%28IS1%29%20-%20CCoF%20Precognition.pdf

Dr Ian Fairlie . Release of radioactive gases and liquids. http://faug.org.uk/sites/default/files/%282%29%20Dr%20Ian%20Fairlie%20%28IS1%29%20-%20CCoF%20Revised%20Precognition.pdf

Professor David R Smythe. Migration of water underground spreading chemical and radiation contamination with ineffective regulation. http://faug.org.uk/sites/default/files/%283%29%20Prof%20David%20K%20Smythe%20%28IS1%29%20-%20CCoF%20Precognition.pdf

Dr Geralyn McCarron. Medical concerns regarding major faults in CBM proposals.


Prof Andrew Watterson. Health Impact and Risk Assessments, Risk Management of Chemical and other Hazards and the regulation and governance of both Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety. http://faug.org.uk/sites/default/files/%285%29Prof%20Andrew%20Watterson%20%28IS2%29%20-%20CCoF%20Precognition.pdf

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