Tag Archives: Marcellus Shale

Today in Appalachia and Around The Bend

Some­one, I hope to hell, is vot­ing against frack­ing in NY and PA. I'm try­ing some­thing dif­fer­ent on the blog today, an aggre­gate of Appalachian/rural inter­est links. I hope at least some of them are edi­fy­ing. I hope too that … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Nearly 1500 Infractions Reported in PA Gas Wells

Speaks for itself, no? Report: Firms com­mit 1,500 infrac­tions in Pa. in 30 months STEVE MOCARSKY smocarsky@​timesleader.​com Mar­cel­lus Shale gas drilling com­pa­nies have racked up near­ly 1,500 envi­ron­men­tal vio­la­tions in Penn­syl­va­nia in the last two and a half years, accord­ing … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Gasland

Those of you with HBO–look for it. Trail­er New con­tent com­ing soon, so hang tight.

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Bradford County PA, You Are Being Misled

And here's why. This is from the Key­stone Edge site, a seem­ing­ly rep­utable out­fit cov­er­ing eco­nom­ic change and oth­er pro­grams in cer­tain area of MI and PA. Some drillers, includ­ing Range Resources and Chesa­peake Ener­gy, are sim­ply reusing their water. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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The Wiliiamsport Sun-Gazette on Marcellus Shale

Politi­cians pro­pound chal­lenge of gas growth is bal­anc­ing fact, fic­tion Cheryl Clark writes in the Sun-Gazette: WELLSBORO, PA — As gas drilling pro­tes­tors staged a vig­il out­side, state and fed­er­al leg­is­la­tors spoke about that hot top­ic Thurs­day at the Tio­ga … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Marcellus Shale Issues in February Alone

Accord­ing to Steve Reil­ly at the Sayre Morn­ing Times, the hits are already here and will keep com­ing. I'll link the whole arti­cle, but let me just cut to the good stuff (emphases mine): Sev­er­al inci­dents and fines relat­ed to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Fracking Good/Fracking Bad

This first arti­cle, basi­cal­ly a rehashed press release if you ask me, gives you the gas com­pa­ny per­spec­tive, as well as the web address of the Mar­cel­lus Shale Coali­tion, a group of (wait for it–not gov­ern­ment reg­u­la­tors, not com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Frack Your Wells and Fuck Your Water

Why isn't any­one talk­ing about this? Or am I not look­ing in the right places? And by the way, duh. Gas drilling in Appalachia yields a foul byprod­uct Map shows the Mar­cel­lus Shale for­ma­tion in the East­ern U.S. (P. Prenga­man — … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Marcellus Shale and Natural Gas Drilling

This series of videos tak­en in Col­orado tells me it's not just coal, either. In North­ern Appalachia now (where I grew up) there has been a boom–maybe even a mega-boom–in nat­ur­al gas drilling of the Mar­cel­lus Shale area, and par­tic­u­lar­ly … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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