Shale Development: Air Quality Permitting Challenges and Compliance Strategies

Originally delivered May 1, 2012
Developed by: AIChE
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Though hydraulic fracturing is far from new technology, shale gas development utilizing fracking currently faces mounting regulatory scrutiny at federal and state levels, along with new proposed rules, permitting policies, best practices, and more public participation in the administrative process.

To assist shale gas developers in responding to recent developments in shale gas production air emissions regulation, policy and best practices, AIChE and the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) have joined forces to create a 90-minute summary of these developments and provide discussion regarding compliance strategies.


Deanne Hughes

Deanne Dutton Hughes is a Principal with Cardinal Engineering - a civil engineering, environmental engineering, and surveying company based in Oklahoma.  Ms. Hughes is a Registered Professional Engineer in Oklahoma and has practiced in the area of air quality for 18 years.  She assists oil and gas clients in the areas of air quality state and federal permitting, compliance, auditing, and greenhouse gas assessments.   Her oil and gas experience includes upstream, midstream, and downstream operations; and she further supports her clients with strategic issues affecting their companies...Read more

Mary Ellen Ternes

Mary Ellen Ternes is a shareholder at Crowe & Dunlevy’s Oklahoma City office. She is a member of the Environmental, Energy & Natural Resources, Administrative & Regulatory and Litigation & Trial practice groups.

Ternes’ expertise includes advising clients on matters of environmental permitting, compliance strategies, enforcement defense, environmental assessments, transactions and due diligence, voluntary clean-up practices, environmental impact statements and federal and state administrative proceedings and litigation. Her chemical engineering experience includes...Read more

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