Fracking (Hydraulic Fracturing for Natural Gas) Links
​The New York Times

Editorial: The Halliburton Loophole 11/2/09

Pressure Limits Efforts to Police Drilling for Gas by Ian Urbina 3/3/11

Frack Study's Safety Findings Exaggerated, Bush EPA Official Says by Mike Soraghan 5/20/11

​Geologists Sharply Cut Estimates of Shale Gas by Ian Urbina 8/24/11

Gas Drillers Invade Pennsylvania’s Paradise by Katherine Q. Seelye 11/11/11

The Fracturing of Pennsylvania by Eliza Griswold 11/17/11

​How to Gas Responsibly by Joe Nocera 2/27/12

On our Radar: Fracking Dispute in Pennsylvania 2/28/12

Energy and Environment: Natural Gas 2/28/12

Natural Born Drillers by Paul Krugman 3/15/12

In Fish-Kill Mystery, EPA Scientist Points at Shale Drilling by Mike Soraghan 12/12/11

​Pro Publica

Buried Secrets: Is Natural Gas Drilling Endangering U.S. Water Supplies?
by Abraham Lustgarten 11/13/08

​Natural Gas Politics by Abraham Lustgarten 5/26/09

​Climate Benefits of Natural Gas May Be Overstated by Abraham Lustgarten 1/25/11

​Scientific Study Links Flammable Drinking Water to Fracking
By Abraham Lustgarten 5/9/11

​EPA Proposes New Rules on Emissions Released by Fracking
by Nicholas Kusnetz 7/29/11

Report for Obama Questions Effectiveness of Gas Drilling Regulation
By Nicholas Kusnetz 8/12/11

Science Lags as Health Problems Emerge Near Gas Fields
By Abraham Lustgarten and Nicholas Kusnetz 9/16/11

EPA Finds Compound Used in Fracking in Wyoming Aquifer
By Abraham Lustgarten, 11/10/11

So, Is Dimock’s Water Really Safe to Drink?
By Abraham Lustgarten 3/20/12

Scientific American

​Natural Gas Reserves Go Up As Oil Reserves Go Down
by Ben German 10/30/09

What the Frack? Natural Gas from Subterranean Shale Promises U.S. Energy 
Independence—With Environmental Costs (Slide Show)
by Dave Biello 3/30/10

EPA Study from 1980s Linked Fracking to Fouled Drinking Water
by David Biello 8/4/11

Ohio Earthquake Likely Caused by Fracking Wastewater by Mark Fischetti 1/4/12

​Fracking Would Emit Large Quantities of Greenhouse Gases
by Mark Fischetti 1/20/12

​Rolling Stone

The Fight Over Fracking
Oscar-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox exposed the dirty secrets of gas drilling. Then the industry decided to play rough.
by Alexander Zaitchik 5/17/11

The Big Fracking Bubble: The Scam Behind the Gas Boom
by Jeff Goodell 3/1/12

Rolling Stone Responds to Chesapeake Energy on ‘The Fracking Bubble’
by Jeff Goodell 3/6/12


Fracking and Psychological Operations: Empire Comes Home
by Steve Horn 3/8/12

Independent Studies, Science Resources, Government and Industry Sites

Drilling Chemicals
The Endocrine Disruption Exchange

Human Health Risk Assessment of Air Emissions from Development of Unconventional
Natural Gas Resources by Lisa M. McKenzie, Roxana Z. Witter, Lee S. Newman, 
John L. Adgate 
Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado – Anschutz Medical
Campus, Aurora, Colorado, USA

Natural Gas Problems in Western Pennsylvania
by The Pittsburgh Geological Society

Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) for Triethylene Glycol
by The Environmental Protection Agency, Sept. 2003

European Glycol Ethers Producers Association’s website

Research and Policy Recommendations for Hydraulic Fracturing and 
Shale-Gas Extraction by Robert B. Jackson, Brooks Rainey Pearson, 
Stephen G. Osborn, Nathaniel R. Warner, Avner Vengosh
Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Duke University
Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University

Information on Natural Gas Extraction and Hydraulic Fracturing for Health Professionals
Posted by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics

After the Gold Rush: A Perspective on Future U.S. Natural Gas Supply and Price

The Environmental Dangers of Hydro-Fracturing the Marcellus Shale
by Robert Myers, Ph.D., Lock Haven University

Marcellus Shale-Gas Well Drilling: Regulations to Protect Water Supplies in Pennsylvania 
The Pennsylvania State University, 2011[1].pdf

Remarks by the President in State of the Union Address, 1/24/12

Summary of the Safe Drinking Water Act
Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 109th Congress – 1st Session
Energy Policy Act of 2005

General Information about Private Wells
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Marcellus Shale
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Hydrogeologic and Well-Construction Characteristics of the Rocks of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural resources

Proposed Amendments to Air Regulations for the Oil and Gas Industry Fact Sheet

More media

American Progress
Cheney’s Culture of Deregulation and Corruption
How Bush Administration Inaction Created the BP Disaster
by Joshua Dorner 6/9/10
Ohio: Gas-Drilling Injection Well Led to Quakes
by Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press 3/9/12

The Democrat and Chronicle
Fracking: Bane or Boon? A Look into Industry’s presence in PA.
by Steve Orr 12/18/11
Western Pennsylvania Wells Had Casing Failures in Complaint Area
by Associated Press staff

Incidents Where Hydraulic Fracturing is a Suspected Cause of Drinking Water
Contamination by Amy Mall 12/19/2011

American Rivers
Hydrofracturing and the Impact on Your Clean Water

Citizens for a Healthy Community
YouTube: Illness in Ohio from Fracking

Chesapeake Energy Sells Assets to (China) CNOOC
Gas Well Blowout Releases Fracking Fluid in Bradford County
by Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press

Earth Times
Dangers of Fracking Go Beyond Poisoned Water Supplies and Earthquakes
by Martin Legget 3/22/11

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Sudden Death of Ecosystem Ravages Long Creek
By Don Hopey 9/20/09

Source Watch
Chesapeake Energy and Alec

Center for American Progress
More Scrutiny Needed on Natural Gas Development
by Tom Kenworthy 6/3/11
Fracking Emissions May Affect Health

Science Daily
Air Emissions Near Fracking Sites May Pose Health Risk, Study Shows;
Sites Contain Hydrocarbons Including Benzene

Bloomberg Businessweek
Fracking Wells’ Air Emissions Pose Health Risks, Study Finds
by Jim Polson and Jim Efstahiou Jr. 3/19/12

The Trouble With Health Problems Gas Fracking

Environmental Working Group
Free Pass for Oil….

State Impact/NPR
Burning Question: What Would Life be Like without the Halliburton Loophole
By Susan Phillips 12/5/11

EPA Shrinking ‘Halliburton Loophole’ 
Threatens Obama Gas Pledge
by Mark Drajem and Katarzyna Klimasinska 2/1/12

Earth Works
Halliburton Loophole

Halliburton Loophole: Key Paragraphs from the Energy Policy Act of 2005

Protecting Our Waters
House Explosions in Bradford Pennsylvania tied to Migrating Methane
Gas from Drilling Activity
by Kristian Boose 3/24/11
Concerns for N.J. Water as Delaware River Eyed for Fracking
by Seth Augenstein/ The Star-Ledger 5/30/2011

State Impact/NPR
NJ Governor has Interest in Fracking Technology
by Susan Phillips 10/24/11

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