Studies: Fracking Not Affecting Drinking Water

A study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that methane increases were due to natural variability and not drilling. According to the Associated Press, manuscript is one of many scientific examinations coming out showing that drinking water around natural gas fracking sites in Pennsylvania are not contaminated. While some…

Study: No Evidence Of Natural Gas Fracking Pollution in OH Drinking Water

A study published Friday in the journal Environmental Monitoring and Assessment authored by Geologists with the University of Cincinnati reveals no evidence of natural gas contamination in Ohio drinking water from counties where recent oil and gas drilling took place due to their proximity to the Utica Shale formation. According to Science Codex, the scientists…

Seneca Nation seeks to destroy their reputation

The Olean Times Herald reports that the Seneca Indian tribe is petitioning the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to not issue permits for a water quality management and discharge plant to be built and operated by Epiphany Alleghany, LLC at the base of Allegheny River in Potter County, Pennsylvania. The tribe alleges that the…