Hydrofracking & Aquifer Pollution via Faults

NorthrupJames (Chip) Northrup, former gas/oil industry planning manager, discusses some of the major problems of using high-volume slick-water horizontal hydraulic fracturing.
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Marcellus Shale Reality Tour Part 2 - Dimock Day Trip

A video by Scott Cannon.dimock On January 10, 2012, I drove to Dimock Pennsylvania to find out what's going on with the DEP and the EPA's investigation on the water well contamination alleged by Cabot Oil & Gas.

"... an Uncontrolled Health Experiment on an Enormous Scale"

A recent scientific paper describes shale gas drilling as "... an uncontrolled health experiment on an enormous scale." There's more…

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Fracking Moratorium Urged as Doctors Call for Health Study

Bloomberg reported on a January 9 press conference at which physicians called for a moratorium on fracking. Here is more information from that meeting.There's more…

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An "Ironic" Look at Industry PR

The "Ironic News Report" sent us this link to their recent coverage of PR from the drilling industry. Watch it when you need a break from your struggles.screen_shotThere's more…

Shalefields Grassroots Reporter Publication

shalefields reporter broadsheet page 1Check out this terrific 8-page paper produced by the Shadbush Collective and the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center with the support of Marcellus Protest.There's more…

New Study Released: Gas drilling will hurt local tourism

Widespread Marcellus Shale drilling could substantially damage the long-term growth of local tourism industries, according to a study released by the Southern Tier Central Regional Planning & Development Board.There's more…

Range Resources Report

logoThe main headquarters of Range Resources is located in Fort Worth, TX, with satellite headquarters for the Marcellus Shale in Canonsburg, PA1. Ray Walker (a member of the Governor's Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission) is a senior vice president with the company. The company is one of the largest drillers in the Marcellus region, referred to sometimes as "The King of Marcellus Shale"2.There's more…

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Natural gas extraction from the Marcellus formation in Pennsylvania

Cody Mellott (Bard Center for Environmental Policy) has written a thesis on the environmental impacts of Marcellus gas drilling in PA State Parks.There's more…

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