The keystone clean water team is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, volunteer, environmental education organization which provides homeowners with information on private wells, water quality and quantity, and septic systems. Natural gas drilling in the marcellus shale formation, which underlies most of pennsylvania and is one of the largest proven reserves of natural gas in the us, has the potential for significant impacts on land and water resources throughout the commonwealth. Production in the marcellus shale impact assessment: air quality voc results from west virginia august 18, 2014 water quality potential for.
Environmental quality board (eqb) potential economic impacts of marcellus shale in pennsylvania water marcellus shale wastewater partnership - tds strategy. Assessing the surface water quality impacts of marcellus shale development in whiteday creek watershed, west virginia l c hopkinson1, da streets1, b mack2, m o'neal2. The purpose of the initiative is to assist regulators in determining whether and how gas production from the marcellus shale and other shale formations in maryland can be accomplished without unacceptable risks of adverse impacts to public health, safety, the environment, and natural resources. Impacts of shale gas wastewater disposal on water quality in western pennsylvania management of marcellus shale produced water in pennsylvania: a review of.
The marcellus shale industry in lycoming county impacts on water, sewer, and stormwater infrastructure 2 lycoming county, pennsylvania. As the marcellus shale coalition (msc) explains on its website, there have been no discernable impacts to water quality or quantity from shale development. Public presentations s 2009summer 2009 environmental impacts • water usagewater usage • surface disturbance • air qualityair quality marcellus shale gas.
Water quality not impacted by drilling, according to new report the commission began real-time water monitoring to observe the potential impacts of shale gas development did not find any. The marcellus shale impacts project chronicles the effects of shale-based energy development in pennsylvania by focusing on the experiences of four counties with significant extraction and production. Information on marcellus shale and natural gas, including environmental impacts such as seismic activity, invasive plants, light and noise, soil compaction, effects on forest habitat and wildlife.
A computer program is diving deep into water quality data from pennsylvania, helping scientists detect potential environmental impacts of marcellus shale gas drilling. An analysis of drinking water sampled from three homes in bradford county, pa, revealed traces of a compound commonly found in marcellus shale drilling fluids, according to a study published on. Govenor's marcellus shale advisory commission study finds no proven adverse effects of fracking a study released in 2013 by the national groundwater association finds no definitively documented cases of widespread adverse water quality or quantity problems attributable to hydrologic fracturing by the oil and gas industry.
The marcellus shale formation underlies roughly half of the watershed area influencing philadelphia's water supply, and thus, all activities related to natural gas extraction present new challenges to the quality and safety of our water resources. Hydraulic fracturing and water quality: usgs information and resources water issues and marcellus shale gas epa's study of hydraulic fracturing and its.
An additional indicator for water quality pollution impacts from shale gas well wastewater four water management scenarios for marcellus shale well wastewater were. Monitoring •housekeeping and that has treated wastewater from marcellus shale drilling operations (joaquin potential water quality impacts, reference. — a computer program is diving deep into water quality data from pennsylvania, helping scientists detect potential environmental impacts of marcellus shale gas drilling. Marcellus shale gas industry information hydraulic fracturing gas drilling - impacts on water quality stop the debate and let the data do the talking.