Common Concerns About Water and Shale Gas Drilling: Mid-Atlantic Region

This video addresses current environmental issues and misconceptions surrounding shale gas drilling and production and is targeted to 8th–10th-grade viewers.
Common Concerns About Water and Shale Gas Drilling: Mid-Atlantic Region - Videos



  • Joy Drohan - freelance science writer and editor
  • Jennifer Fetter - Renewable Natural Resources, Penn State Extension
  • Sanford Smith - Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Penn State
  • Charles Abdalla - Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education, Penn State
  • David Yoxtheimer - Earth & Mineral Sciences, Penn State


  • Brian Benham, Virginia Tech
  • James Clark, Penn State Extension
  • Alan Collins, West Virginia University
  • Corrie Cotton, University Of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Deb Grantham, Cornell University
  • Dennis McIntosh, Delaware State University
  • David Messersmith, Penn State Extension
  • Brian Rahm, Cornell University

Funding Acknowledgement

This material is based on work supported in part by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under Agreement No. 2008-51130-19500.

The Mid-Atlantic Water Program is a coordinated effort among Delaware State University; University of Delaware; University of the District of Columbia; University of Maryland; University of Maryland, Eastern Shore; Penn State; Virginia State University; Virginia Tech; and West Virginia University.


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