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

Transportation

Transportation

- 1670 - [April 9, 2015] - Department of Ecology - State of Washington, Dr. Dagmar Schmidt Etkin, Mr. John Joeckel, Ms. Ann Hayward Walker, Ms. Debra Scholz, Dr. Colin Moore, Mr. Cameron Baker, Mr. David Hatzenbuhler, Mr. Robert G. Patton, and Mr. Eric Lyman and Mr. David Culpepper - "Washington State Marine & Rail Oil Transportation Study Preliminary Findings & Recommendations"
"The 2014 Washington Marine and Rail Oil Transportation Study is being designed to analyze existing information to determine the best way forward for legislative, regulatory, and budgetary actions that will maximize protection of public safety and the protection of the environment, Tribal Treaty rights, and the State’s natural and economic resources, given a continuously changing future pattern of crude oil transport. The Study will identify gaps in information and recommends future analyses to fill those gaps in understanding to better serve the citizens of Washington."
- 1890 - [NA] - The Marcellus Effect, Sue Haevenrich - "FrackWaste Truckers Rack up 959 Safety Violations in Three Days"
"Pennsylvania State Police report that they put 208 trucks out of service during a recent three-day enforcement effort that focused on commercial vehicles hauling waste water from Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling operations."
- 1920 - [NA] - Bakken.com, James Macpherson | The Associated Press - "North Dakota to sink $40M in highway beat up by oil traffic"
"Heavy oil truck traffic has prematurely beat up North Dakota’s northernmost U.S. highway, which was widened to four lanes between Williston and Minot in recent years, and officials say parts of it are in need of major repairs.
The 100-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 2, the last to be converted to four lanes in the state, was completed in 2008 at a cost of $124 million, with the federal government footing 80 percent of the bill."
- 1993 - [NA] - Bakken.com, James Macpherson | The Associated Press - "North Dakota to sink $40M in highway beat up by oil traffic"
"Heavy oil truck traffic has prematurely beat up North Dakota’s northernmost U.S. highway, which was widened to four lanes between Williston and Minot in recent years, and officials say parts of it are in need of major repairs.
The 100-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 2, the last to be converted to four lanes in the state, was completed in 2008 at a cost of $124 million, with the federal government footing 80 percent of the bill."