EMS to host discussion with authors Russell Gold and Seamus McGraw on Oct. 13
October 8, 2015
The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences will host an open discussion and talks by authors Russell Gold and Seamus McGraw about the fracking industry, climate change, and the Marcellus Shale from 2:30 to 4 p.m. on Oct. 13 in the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum, located on the ground floor of Deike Building on the University Park campus.
Webinar Reviews Research on Shale Development and Health
October 6, 2015
Recent unconventional shale development has raised concerns about how public, animal and environmental health is affected. Studies have been conducted, but with some many variables, how can research be accurate?
DCNR, DEP Increasing Efforts to Monitor Seismic Activity in Pennsylvania
September 30, 2015
Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn announced that the department, in partnership with the Department of Environmental Protection, is increasing earthquake monitoring in the Commonwealth.
State Primer Provides Guidance in Mitigating Risks of Induced Seismic Events
September 29, 2015
Thirteen states partnered through a multi-state initiative called StatesFirst this past year to share and summarize current knowledge related to earthquakes potentially caused by human activity, otherwise referred to as induced seismicity.
Recent water study finds water quality pre- and post-drilling data to be in line with historic data
September 24, 2015
Don Siegel of Syracuse University and his colleagues recently published, “Pre-drilling water-quality data of groundwater prior to shale gas drilling in the Appalachian Basin: Analysis of the Chesapeake Energy Corporation dataset” in the journal, Applied Geochemistry.