Violations per Well by Operator Over Time

The following chart contains all operators that have either drilled a Marcellus Shale well in Pennsylvania from March 6, 2006 to November 27, 2011, or have been issued a Marcellus Shale related violation by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection between January 1, 2008 and September 30, 2011. Results are cumulative, thereby reflecting each company’s […]

Summary: GSPH Shale Gas Conference 2011

2nd Annual Health Effects of Shale Gas Extraction Conference Hosted by: University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health November 18, 2011 – Pittsburgh, PA Presentation Summaries (in presentation order below) | Conference Website | Presentation Videos | Photos (coming soon) Bernard D. Goldstein, MD  Emeritus Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Environmental […]

Study Offers 7 Safeguards For Hydraulic Fracturing

Duke University Press Release A new report by Duke University researchers offers several health and environmental measures for North Carolina lawmakers to consider as they debate legalizing horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. The study, which has been accepted for publication in the journal Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum, looks at potential […]