Landscape Disturbance and Shale Gas Extraction
April 25, 2013 | USGS
The United States Geological Survey has published: "Landscape Consequences of Natural Gas Extraction in Allegheny and Susquehanna Counties, Pennsylvania, 2004–2010". This document explains metrics used to assess the disturbance caused by drilling pads, access roads, pipelines and other gas related activities.
More Landscape Disturbance Publications from USGS
June 21, 2013 | USGS
"Landscape change in Pennsylvania's Somerset and Westmoreland counties resulting from construction of well pads, new roads and pipelines for natural gas and coalbed methane exploration is being documented to help determine the potential consequences for ecosystems and wildlife, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report." Quoted from the USGS publication announcement.
Pennsylvania Utilities Switching to Marcellus Shale Gas
October 1, 2013 | The Times Tribuine
Pennsylvania natural gas utilities who just a few years ago were sourcing their gas from Canada and a diversity of other sources are now getting most of their gas from Marcellus Shale sources - usually at a cost savings to customers.