January 21, 2018

Crucial Community Water Tests Now Taking Place

Microbac Laboratory Services

Pre-gas well testing of private wells and springs is a necessary step to establish a baseline for the water quality of the water source. Subsequent well testing may be performed during or after the operations to verify that the water source is unimpacted by the drilling operations.… Continue reading

Federal Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Page on Environmental Health
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR): Home Page
Toxic Substances Portal (ATSDR): Toxicological Profiles
Public Health Assessment Guidance Manual (ATSDR): Table of Contents
Environmental Data Needed for Public Health Assessments (ATSDR): A Guidance Manual
The National Institute … Continue reading

Incidents where hydraulic fracturing is a suspected cause of drinking water contamination


NRDC supports federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing under the Safe Drinking Water Act. We believe this is a sensible approach that would ensure a minimum federal floor of drinking water protection in the more than 30 states where oil and gas production occurs.

Opponents of such regulation claim that … Continue reading