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


Links to the impacts and solutions to roads, water supplies, schools, etc.

- 1097 - [January 21, 2015] - West Virginia Public Broadcasting, LIZ MCCORMICK - "Road Maintenance from Marcellus Shale Drilling Concerns Delegates"
"The House Finance Committee met Wednesday to hear the budget requests from various agencies within the Department of Transportation. But one of the many concerns the Delegates had was the state of roads due to Marcellus Shale drilling.
“You know in Wetzel County we’ve had about nine years of Marcellus Shale drilling, and would you agree with me that arguably Wetzel County has the worst roads in the state?” asked Pethtel.
“I don’t know, I’m from Putnam County, and I can take you on some pretty bad roads in Putnam County,” said Mattox."
- 1731 - [January 17th, 2015] - AAPG - Energy Policy Blog, Edith Allison - "Oil and natural gas infrastructure challenges"
"Crude oil and natural gas infrastructure problems, from pipeline oil spills to train derailments and fires, have been in the news recently. Though these problems are not new, public concern is growing. Think tanks and government agencies have been considering the problems and potential solutions for some time and are now reporting the results of their studies. What follows are reports of one oil and one natural gas infrastructure study."