Unconventional Oil & Gas Development and Land Impacts

The articles and maps below deal in part with impacts of oil and gas development on land use including for agriculture, public land, watersheds, forests, private property, etc. 

FracTracker Articles and Maps – Land

Image courtesy of Lois Bower-Bjornson from the Clean Air Council.

Landscape Changes and Mental Health Impacts in Southwestern Pennsylvania Communities: A Qualitative Study

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The primary goal of this qualitative study was to identify residents’ attitudes about the changing physical landscape resulting from fracking operations. Furthermore, how have these landscape changes affected residents’ engagement with the outdoors and their overall health?
FracTracker Falcon Pipeline spills map

The Falcon Public Monitoring Project

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Part of the Falcon Public EIA Project In March of 2019, two…
Frac sand mining from the sky in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s Nonmetallic Mining Parcel Registration Program

How the frac sand industry is circumventing local control, plus…
A map of deficiencies along the Falcon Pipeline Route

The Falcon Pipeline: Technical Deficiencies

Part of the Falcon Public EIA Project In August 2016, Shell…

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