Cool Blogs and Websites
The Appalachian Chronicle is a relatively new blog of Michael Barrick with a focus on energy alternatives in the Appalachian mountain states, concerns for environmental impacts and a huge emphasis on how our people are affected — the residents of the mountains.
WV4MOM is a grassroots organization, made up of volunteers around the state. In order to move forward towards a moratorium and stronger regulations, we NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS.
West Virginia Surface Owners Rights (WVSORO) There is a good slide presentation entitled The Industrialization of Rural West Virginia Caused by the Marcellus Gas Play on the WVSORO site.
Wetzel County Action Group Ground Zero for Marcellus shale drilling in West Virginia. Tours of well sites for small groups are conducted by members of this group by advance appointment.
Save The Water Table (WV-based group) “Our Mission is to preserve an uncontaminated water table. We will do this by educating (people) concerning the documented dangers of (industrial pollution), by obtaining and conducting research, by organizing our people and our resources…, by working with local, state, and/or federal governments to (promote laws protecting our water).
Sustained Outrage – Ken Ward, editor; Charleston Gazette
www.marcellus-shale.us This Marcellus Shale gas drilling website is dedicated to providing photos, facts, opinions, stories and news about the Marcellus Shale gas play.
bob’s blog – Bob Donnan, editor. Pennsylvania
Blue Daze – Sharon Wilson (txsharon), editor; Drilling Reform for Texas
Switchboard - Amy Mall, editor; Natural Resources Defense Council
FracTracker.org provides citizens with a common place to learn about & share their Marcellus Shale drilling experiences. A DataTool allows registered users to map geo-located data related to gas extraction activities.