Garrett County and Natural Gas - Risks and Benefits

A selection of categorized links to allow one to assess the risks and benefits of gas development in Garrett Conty.

Garrett County Montage

Energy Needs

Energy is required to drill and hydraulically fracture wells. These are links that address this issue.

- 1355 - [Christina Nunez, National Geographic] - National Geographic, Christina Nunez, National Geographic - "Can Natural Gas Be a Bridge to Clean Energy?"
"Is the shale gas boom progresses in North America, and as other nations seek to develop their own gas reserves, communities around the world are engaged in fierce debates over whether to allow fracking and expand global trade of natural gas. The promise of jobs and economic benefits come up against concerns about the environmental and health effects of natural gas development, along with skirmishes over land rights. "