It doesn’t matter if the setting is Pavillion Wyoming, Dimock Pennsylvania or Parker County Texas, we’ve seen the same story of EPA abandonment in key fracking contamination cases play out … Continue reading
By Steve Horn, desmogblog.com, August 5, 2013
DeSmogBlog has obtained a copy of an Obama Administration Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fracking groundwater contamination PowerPoint presentation describing a then-forthcoming study’s findings in Dimock, Pennsylvania.
The PowerPoint presentation reveals a clear link between hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) … Continue reading
Kevin Schug, Brian Fontenot, et al, University of Texas at Arlington
A new study of 100 private water wells in and near the Barnett Shale showed elevated levels of potential contaminants such as arsenic and selenium closest … Continue reading
By David O. Williams, The Durango Herald, July 20, 2013
A former president of the Colorado Medical Society calls the current hydraulic fracturing boom in the state’s gas and oil industry an “experiment in motion” for the public at large – one that could … Continue reading
By Sue Smith-Heavenrich, Organic Gardening, June/July 2013
Before Carolyn Knapp signed a gas lease, she questioned the industry representatives as to its effect on her organic dairy certification. That was 7 years … Continue reading
What New Jersey Needs To Know About Gas Drilling Along The Delaware River
Prepared by Damascus Citizens for Sustainability
DamascusCitizens.org – Concerned about the Delaware River Basin and Beyond
New Jersey’s drinking water is at risk: Over half to 2/3 of New Jersey’s population are dependent on water from the … Continue reading
Polish Farmers from Zorawlow Oppose Fracking
Since June 3, farmers and residents in a small rural village of Zurawlow in Poland are in a stand-off with Chevron company. They defend their land, their activity and their way of living. They fear the pollution of groundwater, what had happened already two … Continue reading
Jessica Ernst, a high-profile, Alberta-based environmental consultant, has released a comprehensive summary of science, facts and documents relating to groundwater contamination from the controversial practice of natural gas hydraulic fracturing (download the report as a pdf).
By Laura Legere, the times-tribune.com, May 19, 2013
A number of us heard the news release from the Binghamton NPR station earlier tonight that the PA DEP has decided that the gas in Matt and Tammy Manning’s Franklin Forks water well is NOT from any gas well drilled by WPX but is instead from biogenic sources.
Interesting that … Continue reading