An exploration of natural gas drilling and development in the Marcellus Shale
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) report details the life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from six domestic sources of natural gas and a national average mix for extraction and delivery to a large end user. (October 2011)
A June 2011 publication by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council
The millions of gallons of water required for drilling and the associated waste products are major concerns here in Pennsylvania.
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A series of GIS maps showing how additional natural gas leasing on state forest land will impact water quality, ecological integrity, backcountry recreation, scenic beauty and other social and environmental values to demonstrate whether a moratorium is needed.
FracFocus.org is the hydraulic fracturing chemical registry website, a joint project of the Ground Water Protection Council and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission.
Online youth-oriented tutorials on water's journey through the Marcellus shale natural gas drilling and production cycle and considerations about water and drilling in the mid-Atlantic region.