September 30, 2014

Chemical and Biological Risk Assessment for Natural Gas Extraction in New York

Ronald E. Bishop Ph.D., CHO, SUNY Oneonta

Over the last decade, operators in the natural gas industry have developed highly sophisticated methods and materials for the exploration and production of methane from unconventional reservoirs. In spite of the technological advances made to date, these activities pose significant chemical and biological … Continue reading

County plans to update zoning to regulate gas development

DAVID THOMPSON, Sun Gazette

When Lycoming County implemented its zoning ordinance in 1991, the Marcellus Shale wasn’t even a blip on its radar screen.

Now it almost covers the entire screen and the zoning ordinance is being updated accordingly.

On Feb. 10, the county commissioners will host a public hearing … Continue reading