Drilling close to schools and
The addition of a third drilling pad close to Fort Cherry Junior-Senior High School has more parents in SW Pennsylvania asking questions about the safety of drilling close to schools. Many feel drilling and gas processing sites should be at least 1-mile (5,280 feet) away from schools and other facilities with populations that are more sensitive to air pollution.
New pipelines for Marcellus Shale
In 2016, half the pipelines in Pennsylvania were at least 45 years old with the majority of US pipelines installed before 1970. Corrosion accounted for 28% of serious pipeline accidents.
This Marcellus Shale gas drilling web site provides photos and information about the Marcellus Shale gas play and unconventional gas well development. You'll find photos of gas drilling sites, pipeline construction, unconventional wells and compressor stations.
Beaver Run Reservoir in
Westmoreland County, Pa
Photos of drilling rigs, gas well site equipment, hydro fracing or fracking operations, natural gas facilities and gas pipelines.
Centralized Impoundment Dams
Photos of centralized impoundment dams used to store fluids for hydraulic fracturing of shale gas wells with additional information from Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection fines and actions.
West Virginia shale gas
Photos provide a firsthand what a Marcellus gas well site looks like with pictures of drilling sites and the array of equipment used to frack Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale unconventional horizontal wells.
Export of gas liquids from
Marcellus wet gas
Citizens have the right to enjoyment of their property, as well as a healthy environment including clean air and pure water as guaranteed in the Pennsylvania Constitution.
Tens of thousands of
gallons of chemicals per well
Fracturing - Frac Fluid - Gas Drilling