Pennsylvania’s Shale Gas Boom – How Policy Decisions Failed

The Environmental Health Project has just released its White Paper, “Pennsylvania’s Shale Gas Boom: How Policy Decisions Failed to Protect Public Health and What We Can Do to Correct It

Pennsylvania's Shale Gas Boom: How Policy Decisions Failed
to Protect Public Health and What We Can Do to Correct It
The Environmental Health Project recently presented its white paper at the Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Watch a 33-minute recording of the event here.
EHP has also published two PDF’s, their 24-page Executive Summary here and the 96-page white paper here.
Photos of shale gas production and processing in Washington County, Pennsylvania ©2022 MARCELLUS AIR:
Hydraulic fracturing site in Washington County, Pennsylvania
MarkWest cryogenic gas plant at the head of the Mariner East pipeline in Houston, Pennsylvania
EQT well pad in Washington County, Pennsylvania
Range Resources well pad in Washington County, Pennsylvania
Revolution Gas Plant in northern Washington County, Pennsylvania
John Day impoundment and well pad in Amwell Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Bulger Compressor Station and Smith Compressor Station are just two of many compressor stations and gas processing facilities in Smith Township, PA
Shale gas drilling location in Washington County, Pennsylvania
Three Brothers Compressor Station near Atlasburg, Pennsylvania
Hydraulic fracturing 'Fracking' the Day Unit in Washington County south of the city of Washington, PA
Welling Compressor Station in Washington County, Pennsylvania
Washington County shale gas processing facilities in 2016, but many more have been added since then!
Many more built since this 2016 map!

MORE: The Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking (PDF)
The Compendium is a fully referenced compilation of evidence outlining the risks and harms of fracking. It is a public, open-access document that is housed on the websites of Concerned Health Professionals of New York (

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