Links

This page offers links to information and resources on both sides of the hydrofracking debate. 

Reports:

Concerned Health Professionals of NY links to twenty peer reviewed studies regarding the effects of hydrofracking on health

EPA Study on the Impacts of Hydrolic Fracturing on Drinking Water Resources

The US Government Accountability Report: "Oil and Gas; Information on Shale Resources, Development, Environmental and Public Health Risks

Duke University Report on Methane Levels Near Fracking Sites


US Dept. of Energy Shale Gas Production Report


Cornell University Report: Methane and Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Natural Gas from Shale Formations


Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Water and Air: List of the Harmed

Maps of Drilling Sites, Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells

Blogs and Organization Websites:

Shale Gas Review A blog by Tom Wilber, journalist and author covering Marcellus and Utica shale gas development
FracTracker a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the public’s understanding of the impacts of the global shale gas industry by collecting, interpreting, and sharing data and visualizations 
The Oil Drum "... seeks to facilitate civil, evidence-based discussions about energy and its impacts on the future of humanity, as well as serve as a leading online knowledge-base for energy-related topics."
Switchboard The Natural Resource and Defense Council's blog
State Impact PA a collaboration between WITF, WHYY and NPR. Reporters cover the fiscal and environmental impact of Pennsylvania’s booming energy economy, with a focus on Marcellus Shale drilling.
ProPublica , an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
DeSmogBlog The DeSmogBlog Project began in January 2006 and quickly became the world’s number one source for accurate, fact based information regarding Global Warming misinformation campaigns.
Fuelfix.com, the new home for all energy business news for the Houston Chronicle. This site will draw on articles and blog entries written by Chronicle reporters and columnists, guest blogs from energy industry experts, feeds from sources of outside news, analysis and opinion, and useful market and industry data.
The Center for Sustaiable Shale Development An independent organization whose mission is to support continuous improvement and innovative practices through performance standards through third-party certification.


Information: Articles and sites
NYT Sunday Dialog:Gas Drilling and Our Energy Future
Press Connects Marcellus Shale reports
Thirty Days of Fracking Regulations
Commentary on Thirty Days of Fracking Regulations
NYT article on 'the resource curse' - the macroeconomics of fracking
Learn About Shale
Earth Policy Institute
The Oil Man Who Figured Out Fracking
Explore Shale 
Geology.com info on Oil and Gas
Energy from Shale
Scientific American article on Fracking
NY Times series: Drilling Down
The Environmental Protection Agency on Natural Gas Extraction
Ecology.com Fossil Fuels vs. Renewable Energy Sources
Catskill Mountainkeeper: Fracking in NY
Energy in Depth 
America's Natural Gas Alliance
The Marcellus Shale Coalition
FracFocus Chemical Disclosure Registry for materials used in fracking fluids
Movies/Documentaries/Media Presentations:
Split Estate
Triple Divide
Frack! The Movie
Frack Nation
Tom Wilbur Commentary on Frack Nation
The Rational Middle
Promised Land
Tom Wilbur Commentary on Promised Land
Gasland/Gasland II

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