Study: Commonly Used Sand for Fracking Can Be Hazardous
Truck Accidents Pose a Big Threat to Oil and Natural Gas Workers
Health Clinic Opens to Aid Washington County Residents Affected by Marcellus Shale
Report Says Gas Companies Should Disclose Chemicals
The Department of Energy submitted a report saying that natural gas companies should be required to disclose the chemicals they used for hydraulic fracturing.
The report was created after the Energy... Read more »
Fracking: Could History Be Warning Us?
There has been some big news on the fracking front. As you probably are aware, Marcellus Shale drilling and hydraulic fracking (the process used to release the gas trapped deep underground) have been controversial issues for quite some time.
Economists and political officials see a great... Read more »
Fracking Water Killed Trees in Two Years
According to the U.S. Forest Service, wastewater from a Marcellus Shale drilling operation in West Virginia killed ground vegetation almost immediately and more than half the trees in the... Read more »
Marcellus Shale Industry Must Repair Damaged Roads
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has begun to study the impact of Marcellus Shale drilling on state roads to decide how much money the industry must contribute to repave and improve road conditions.
Drilling companies have invested approximately $411 million... Read more »