A Video - Residents in Butler County, Pennsylvania share their fracking experience. Film shared courtesy of Nature Abounds' friend Rich Waters, a local photographer and videographer who is documenting how fracking is changing the lives of his neighbors in Southwest Pennsylvania.
Oil and Gas Law - News and Updates from HoustonHarbaugh Attorneys at Law
Source Watch information on fracking and the Halliburton Loophole that allows the gas industry to bypass clean water, clean air and hazardous waste laws
Source Watch information on PA fracking
Marcellus Outreach Butler a western PA grpup
Save Our Streams PA A west central PA group
Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition, Luzern County PA (GDAC) A very well organized web site with lots of good information.
Marcellus Protest A western PA based group.
PennFutures They produce a good newsletter
Earth Works A national organization working on a variety of environmental problems.
Article 1, Section 27 of the Pennsylvania Constitution.
“The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the natural, scenic, historic and aesthetic values of the environment. Pennsylvania's public natural resources are the common property of all the people, including generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them for the benefit of all the people.”
The following article is an extensive review of the Marcellus Shale formation but it also includes information about leasing, pipelines, and the Utica Shale.
Marcellus Shale - Appalachian Basin Natural Gas Play from Geology.com
Since each gas company makes its own combination of fracking fluid (a proprietary "secret" formula), it is difficult to provide an actual list. The following is a generalized list
What Chemicals Are Used. Frac Focus