www.wvsoro.org Surface Owners’ Rights Organization – Helpful information for landowners to protect their interests when leasing – Website has a wealth of advice for landowners impacted by Marcellus drilling.
www.frackcheckwv.net Frack Check WV -News and local links
http://www.neogap.org/neogap/ Network for Oil & Gas Accountability & Protection
www.marcellus.psu.edu The Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research (MCOR) – Penn State sponsored web site provides information on Marcellus drilling
http://www.earthworksaction.org/reform_governments/oil_gas_accountability_project The Oil and Gas Accountability Project of Earthworks
http://www.donnan.com/Marcellus-Gas_Hickory.htm Incredible pictures of Marcellus drilling operations
www.propublica.org/series/fracking Journalism site covering Marcellus issues – Over 130 articles on this link on Marcellus fracking impacts
http://commonsense2.com/author/dhipp/ “Connecting the Dots” series by Dorothy Hippauf who writes about fracking concerns
http://www.un-earthed.com/ Documentary film project of Jolynn Minnaar of South Africa who is an independent filmmaker traveling the world to report on the natural gas drilling debate.
http://www.api.org/Environment-Health-and-Safety/Environmental-Performance/environmental-stewardship.aspx American Petroleum Institute – Exploration and Production Environmental Stewardship – Reasonable and Prudent Practices for Stabilization (RAPPS) of Oil and Gas Production Sites
www.marcellus-wv.com Sierra Club, WV Chapter, Marcellus Shale Campaign
http://strongerinc.org/ State Review of Oil and Natural Gas Environmental Regulations – (STRONGER) is a public, private, and government collaboration whose purpose is to assist states in documenting the environmental regulations associated with the exploration,development and production of crude oil and natural gas. See: http://strongerinc.org/documents/West%20Virginia%20Follow-up%20Review%201-2003.pdf for last review done in 2003 for state of WV. No further review of WV since 2003.
http://ecowatch.org/p/energy/fracking-2/ News articles of interest about fracking issues
http://www.nrdc.org/energy/fracking-wastewater.asp Analysis paper published by the NRDC about the problem of wastewater generated from hydraulic fracturing process
http://www.wcag-wv.org/ Wetzel County Action Group (Citizen outreach to monitoring drilling activity)
http://slowdownfracking.wordpress.com/2012/01/31/fracking-experiences-wetzel/ Commentary of visit to Wetzel County drilling sites
http://www.marcellus-shale.us/MARCELLUS-AIR-WV.htm Aerial views of Marcellus well sites in WV
http://pennsylvaniaallianceforcleanwaterandair.wordpress.com/the-list/ “List of the Harmed” is a link on the PA Alliance for Clean Water and Air website, which maintains a list of alleged cases of health impacts and water contamination claims by landowners living in close proximity to well sites and/or compressor stations.
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