Although many communities are facing significant declines in aquifer levels, groundwater use is often unregulated. RFF experts are examining regulatory and market-based approaches for managing the sustainable extraction and protection of groundwater for agricultural, municipal, and industrial use.
Report — Mar 27, 2019
Facing the Nation’s Water Challenges: Results from Resources for the Future’s Roundtable Series
This report follows a series of stakeholder forums held across the country with water experts, spotlighting the nation’s challenges and concerns about managing water resources.
Journal Article — Mar 13, 2018
Managing Environmental Liability: An Evaluation of Bonding Requirements for Oil and Gas Wells in the United States
Journal Article — Nov 30, 2015
The Housing Market Impacts of Shale Gas Development
Using property value data from New York and Pennsylvania to look at the impacts of proximity to a shale gas well on home values, experts find that the effects differ depending on whether homes have access to piped water versus well groundwater. (Published in the American Economic Review)