Property Values Negatively Impacted by Fracking
A two-page Earthworks handout. Undated
They own the house, but not what lies beneath
Across the U.S., thousands of families are moving into new houses
where, amid an unprecedented energy boom, their builders or
developers have kept the mineral rights for themselves. By Michelle Conlin & Brian Grow, Reuters. October, 2013.
Sovereign Bank Mortgages Prohibit Oil and Gas Leasing
FEMA: National Flood Insurance Program–Interim Tehcnical Guidance on Drilling Oil and Gas Wells in Special Flood Hazard Areas
Minimum drilling requirements for a permit to drill in Special Flood Hazard Areas. Undated.
Liability Insurance and Gas Wells
Insurance professional Pat Shearer warns that homeowners may not be able to get liability insurance if they live near a gas well. Undated.
Fracking Know-How: Risks and Risk Allocation in High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Gas
“… the landowner upon whose property gas exploration or production activity is conducted may face potential liability for those activities. A examination of the risks posed by fracking from the point of view of insurers.By Michael J. Case and published by Claims Management, January 2013.
Shale Gas Development and Property Values Differences across Drinking Water Sources
By Lucia Muehlenbachs, Elisheba Spiller, and Christopher Timmins for Resources for the Future. July, 2012
Collateral Damage in the Marcellus Shale Region: The Destructive Impact of Frack Pollution nd Defective Gas Leases on Property Valuations and Taxpayer Guaranteed Mortgages
Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter , March 15, 2012,
The Next Asbestos: Five emerging risks that could shift the liability landscape
Posted June 29,2011, DELETED per request.
Homeowners and Gas Drilling Leases: Boon or Bust?
By Elisabeth N. Radow in the New York State Bar Association Journal, Vol. 83, No. 9, November/December 2011.
Gas and Oil Leases Impact on Residential Lending
By Greg May, Tompkins Trust Company, March 24, 2011.
Impact on Housing in Appalachian Pennsylvania as a Result of Marcellus Shale
The purpose of the proposed research is to evaluate the
impact of Marcellus Shale on housing, specifically, to
evaluate the changes in the cost and stock of single
family home, new construction, low income, and rental
rates. The Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development, November 2011.
Measuring the Impact of Coalbed Methan Wells on Property Values
BBC Reasearch and Consulting paper prepared for Greystone Environmental Consultants and LaPlata County, Colorado Nov 12, 2001
Hazards & Nuisances: Operating & Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells, Tanks & Pressure Lines
“…no dwelling may be located closer than 300 feet from an active or planned drilling site or 75 feet from an operating well; this applies to the site boundary, not to the actual well location.” U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. June 1999.