November 28, 2014

Don’t Use Our Water for Fracking

Drilling operations could reduce the value of a home that is dependent on well water by up to 22.4 percent of its market value
By Elisabeth N. Radow, timesunion.com, April 2, 2014

A home typically represents a family’s most valuable asset and, historically, is a place people can exercise control … Continue reading

Fracking Still Impacting Property Values and Rights

Drilling has widespread impacts on property values, property rights and quality of life in communities across America
By Eric Frankowski, Resource Media, March 19, 2014

Last fall, Resource Media compiled an in-depth media tipsheet to provide journalists with background information and sources about the growing body of evidence linking drilling … Continue reading

Exxon CEO joins lawsuit against fracking infrastructure

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes interviews Josh Fox in a report on a lawsuit filed by Exxon Mobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson, along with his neighbors in a wealthy suburb of Dallas, to keep fracking infrastructure out of his own backyard. Tillerson is on record as blaming opposition to natural gas … Continue reading

No One Will Ever Live at 1101 Carter Road in Dimock Again

Battleground Dimock property sold, deed bars owner from building there
By Laura Legere, StateImpact, October 20, 2013

No one will ever live at 1101 Carter Road in Dimock again.

The 3.6-acre property is one of 18 in the Susquehanna County village where state environmental regulators in 2009 traced methane contamination … Continue reading

Fracking Leaves Property Values Tapped Out

The one certainty about fracking, however, is that it doesn’t exactly do wonders for property values.
By Jason Notte, MSN Money, August 21, 2013

Depending on where you stand and what’s beneath the ground you’re standing on, fracking is either paving the way toward American energy independence or dooming it … Continue reading

Fracking Boom Could Lead to Housing Bust

Fracking has the “potential to poison the real estate market”
By Roger Drouin, grist, August 16, 2013

When it comes to the real estate market in Bradford County, Pa., where 62,600 residents live above the Marcellus Shale, nothing is black and white, says Bob Benjamin, a local broker and certified … Continue reading