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

Studies

Reports of studies that specifically address a single topic (typically research)

- 1957 - [March 29, 2012] - MintPress News, MintPress News Desk - "How The Mainstream Media Whitewashed The EPA’s Fracking Study"
"Several mitigating factors in the purported “landmark” investigation have been so blatantly and conspicuously ignored by mainstream press that it is arguable the true findings haven’t been disclosed at all.
The EPA released findings of its study on the impact of fracking on drinking water resources, but derelict reporting by corporate media has utterly failed the public. Several mitigating factors in the purported “landmark” investigation have been so blatantly and conspicuously ignored by mainstream press that it is arguable the true findings haven’t been disclosed at all."
- 1962 - [June 2, 2015] - Preserve the Beartooth Front, David Katz - "New EPA report links fracking to water contamination. That’s great, but local regulation is still required"
"The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday released a new draft report on the potential impact of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on drinking water. The study concludes that there are “potential vulnerabilities in the water lifecycle that could impact drinking water.”"