Independent Studies Confirm Fracking Poses No Threat to Drinking Water

Safe, responsible natural gas development has little to no impact on water quality in Pennsylvania, according to two recently released academic studies. A peer-reviewed study conducted by a team of geoscientists and computer scientists at Penn State University found that fracking is not a major threat to groundwater – and, in fact, identified “an overall […]

The Arithmetic of Shale Gas (Yale University)

Using the economic tools of traditional cost benefit analysis, we demonstrate that for one given year, 2010, the consumer surplus from shale gas is in excess of $100 billion to the US economy.