Archive for February 1st, 2012

Cabot Accuses EPA of Cherry Picking Old Water Test Data

Cabot Oil & Gas has accused the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of “cherry picking” old water test data to justify its intrusion into Dimock, PA. For a quick backgrounder on the situation in Dimock and why Cabot is being blamed by some for pollution of a handful of local water wells in the area, […]

Dimock Residents Petition EPA to Stop Their Investigation

A group of residents from the Dimock, Pennsylvania area have formed a group called “Enough is Enough” to combat the negative image being painted of their quaint, rural town in the Endless Mountains region of northeast PA. A steady drumbeat of negative press over the past three years, instigated by anti-drilling organizations, has created an […]

New Maryland Bill Would Ban Imports of Fracking Wastewater

With the support of anti-drilling group Food & Water Watch, Maryland House of Delegates member Shane Robinson (representing the DC suburb of Montgomery County) has introduced a bill into the Maryland legislature that would ban importing fracking wastewater for treatment in the state.

MarkWest to Expand/Build NGL Plants on New Agreements

MarkWest Energy Partners, a major midstream player in the Marcellus and Utica Shales, just announced major expansion plans that will add an additional 600 million cubic feet per day (mmcf/d) of natural gas processing capacity which includes natural gas liquids (NGLs). Most of the new capacity will come from expansion of its Majorsville, WV plant. […]

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Wed, Feb 1, 2012

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading:


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