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Seeking Office Manager – Camp Hill, PA

Deadline to apply: April 19, 2013 (CLOSED) Purpose: To manage routine office and personnel needs on a part-time basis (15 hours per week) at the Camp Hill office of the FracTracker Alliance. The FracTracker Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the public’s understanding of the impacts of the global oil and gas industry […]

The Changes that Autumn Brings

by Brook Lenker, Executive Director, FracTracker Alliance FracTracker continues to evolve to meet the growing demands of a nation – and world – confronted with unconventional gas and oil drilling and the accompanying challenges. The summer of 2012 has been a busy one, and while it’s officially ended, it heralded several new beginnings for FracTracker.org. […]

Unveiling FracMapper, FracTracker’s new mapping system!

Transition to FracMapper These are exciting times for those of us at FracTracker – now officially the FracTracker Alliance. One of the many changes that we have been working on over the last few months is a new mapping utility for website visitors who want an easy-to-use point and click tool – what we are […]

Take the FracTracker Violations Quiz!

Violations issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) can be found on the Compliance Report. Each violations has many columns of data, including whether it was broadly categorized as either “Administrative” or “Environmental Health and Safety” (EH&S). This is a distinction that has caused no shortage of confusion, to the point where I […]

Data.FracTracker User Survey

As FracTracker’s manager, the Center for Healthy Environments and Communities of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health has created a brief online SurveyMonkey questionnaire (approximately 10 minutes). The purpose of this research is to determine whether and how people are using Data.FracTracker.org to make decisions surrounding natural gas drilling. If you are […]