Point-of-View Paper Resources

Conservation Organization

Article   Description
HAP Overview August 2010.
An overview of the Mid-Atlantic Highlands Action Program.                           
Marcellus Shale and the MidAtlantic Highlands Action Program.
An essay from Paul Zeph, Pennsylvania coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Highlands Action Program, about the potential impacts of Marcellus Shale drilling on forest health and local communities throughout the region.
Marcellus Shale Drilling May Take Huge Chunks Out of PA's Forests. Loss could heavily impact wildlife habitat, state's ability to meet TMDL goal.
An article from the Chesapeake Bay Journal discussing the Nature Conservancy's research on potential impacts of forest fragmentation due to Marcellus Shale drilling.
Marcellus Shale Environmental Impact LOWV.
A report from Pennsylvania's League of Women Voters about the environmental impacts of Marcellus Shale development in Pennsylvania.
Marcellus Shale Environmental Impacts_Zeph.
A powerpoint presentation aboutimpacts of Marcellus Shale drilling to Pennsylvania's forests and waters from the Mid-Atlantic Highlands Action Program.
Natural Resource Impacts from Marcellus Gas Extraction_A Conservationists Perspective.
Essay from an aquatic ecologist with Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and PA's Natural Heritage Program, about natural resource impacts associated with Marcellus Shale development.
Shale Gas Production and Water Resources in the Eastern United States, Katy Dunlap Testimony.
A statement from the Eastern Water Project Director for Trout Unlimited about shale gas production and water resources in the Eastern U.S. (October 2011).
Trout Unlimited Concerned about Fish and Wildlife Protection as PA Leases New State Forest Land for Marcellus Drilling.
A statement from Trout Unlimited opposing drilling on PA's state forest lands. (January 2010).
Trout Unlimited Opposes Gas Drilling in the Monongahela National Forest.
A press release from Trout Unlimited describing their position on natural gas drilling in West Virginia's Monongahela National Forest.
Petition To Governor Corbett.
Petition To Governor Corbett: Gas Development in the Loyalsock State Forest, from the Keystone Trails Association.