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58% of Pennsylvanians Support a Statewide Moratorium

VIDEO: EPA Pulls Plug On Fracking Studies As Polls Show Support For Moratorium

Steve Doty, The Washington Examiner, July 31, 2013

“The idea that Natural Gas is an alternative fuel, or some kind of an answer, is a fallacy.”  ~ Christine Griffin, Pennsylvania Resident

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Fracking Explained, Briefly

Fracking is a form of natural gas extraction which involves blasting chemicals, sand and water into bedrock several thousand feet below the surface. Drills are turned horizontally to discharge smaller explosions to fracture the shale and release the methane trapped inside the rock for up to a mile from the well site.   Read the rest of this entry »

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Impacts on Land, Air & Water

Shale gas may be cleaner to burn, but it’s an extreme fossil fuel to extract from the earth. The toxic impacts of unconventional gas production go well beyond the wellpad.  Read the rest of this entry »

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About StopFrackingPA!

About StopFrackingPA!

Originally founded as a Facebook group for Pennsylvania neighbors concerned about impacts of Marcellus Shale fracking, our goal is to protect public health and safety, and water, soil and air quality in Pennsylvania and surrounding states via a moratorium on unconventional gas drilling using hydraulic fracturing. Read the rest of this entry »

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