Monthly Archives: October 2011

Local committee on the trail of Marcellus Shale

Members of Morgan County’s Marcellus Shale Committee took a fact-finding trip to shale drilling and gas well operations in Wetzel County on Saturday, October 15. Read the article in The Morgan Messenger,

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EPA Scientist Points at Fracking in Fish-Kill Mystery

A mysterious fish-kill in Dunkard Creek​ may have been the result of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing of shale for natural gas. Read the article in Scientific American.

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West Virginia Marcellus Shale Permits

View a map of WVa issued shale drilling permits. Click on the map, then use the magnifying glass to zoom into the map. View the map

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Driller wins approval to halt water to Pa. town

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania environmental regulators announced Wednesday they have given permission to a natural-gas driller to stop delivering replacement water to residents whose drinking water wells were tainted with methane. Read the article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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