Information on Marcellus Shale and natural gas, including environmental impacts such as seismic activity, invasive plants, light and noise, soil compaction, effects on forest habitat and wildlife. Knowledge on methane and hydraulic fracturing.
By Bryan Swistock, William Sharpe, Ph.D.
Vertical flow wetlands (VFW) are a relatively new tool for treating waters acidified by mining or acid deposition.
By Charles Abdalla, Ph.D.
Using publicly available information, we attempt to track and quantify current water use through the stages of the gas well development process.
Homeowners using wells, springs or cisterns as their water supply should consider having their water tested routinely.
Methane gas can occur in water wells from natural processes or from nearby drilling activity.
By Bryan Swistock, James Andrew Clark
Water test reports of water near gas drilling activity generally have these common parameters.
Learn how to test and protect your private water well, spring or cistern.