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WVSORO comments to EPA about Marcellus Shale Fracking


All About the Water


Videos by Anthony Ingraffea

The below three videos feature professor Anthony Ingraffea, a nationally recognized Cornell University researcher, who addresses various concerns relating to Marcellus Shale drilling activities.

Ingraffea has been a principal investigator on R&D projects from the National Science Foundation, NASA, FAA, Kodak, IBM, Schlumberger, and the Gas Research Institute. His research concentrates on computer simulation and physical testing of complex fracturing processes.

Information for an Informed Citizenry (Part I)

Information for an Informed Citizenry (Part II) 

Information for an Informed Citizenry (Part III)


James Northrup Speaks

Below, James (Chip) Northrup, former gas/oil industry planning manager discusses some of the major problems of using high-volume slick-water horizontal hydraulic fracturing.


Thirst for Water



The industrialization of rural West Virginia caused by the Marcellus Shale gas play


Fracking Hell: The Untold Story (2011)

2010 People's Oil and Gas Summit: Emerging issues related to natural gas and energy in the U.S.

Essential Dissent

Part I: Gas Drilling - Economic Impacts on Communities

Part III: Gas Drilling - Economic Impacts on Communities

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