In this section, we focus on the environmental impacts of drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale formations using the fracking or fracturing method (some background info is given on the Marcellus Shale page).
Thoughts about use of the resultant natural gas itself can be found in the Energy section in the piece by Dennis Lieb: “The Drive-in Utopia is Closed“.
The Alliance has called for an end to Marcellus Shale fracking. See our Alliance position statement.
If you would like to participate in anti-fracking planning and actions, work with the Lehigh Valley Gas Truth coalition. Contact Cathy Frankenberg, at Clean Water Action, (610) 691-7395 or by email.
To be kept informed of a whole host of Marcellus Shale updates and actions, contact Janet Little, Action Chair, LV League of Women Voters, and ask to be added to her “Clean Water OK” email list.
Some thoughts on what regulations would have to be like to protect our health, water, and property values, from a letter to the DEP.