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Will the Pandemic Spell the End for Oil and Gas?

Fossil fuel companies were already suffering even before COVID-19 hit. More and more, they’re looking like a bad investment.

by |September 24, 2020

Let’s Discuss Our Water Sources: Impacts of Natural Gas Extraction Along the Upper Delaware

In public debate about the future of America’s energy policy, the Northeast region is in contention regarding gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale field. With this project, we focused on the Marcellus Shale gas extraction along the Upper Delaware, in the Town of Hancock. The process of extraction includes potential environmental hazards and while contentious, is devoid of local oversight. To date, just in Hancock, more than twenty-five percent of the town’s land has been leased for gas drilling.

by |October 13, 2009