Syracuse U Prof to Defend Methane Migration Research (Sun. Night)

on the airThe Joint Landowners Coalition of New York (JLCNY) and JLC United will air another live session of the Good News Table Talk Radio Show this Sunday, June 28 from 7-8 pm on WNBF Radio 1290 in Binghamton (listen online at: Bob Williams, JLCNY Vice President and an environmental consultant with over 40 years experience, along with JLCNY board member Rob Rano, will interview and chat with acclaimed Syracuse University Earth Science professor, Dr. Donald I. Siegel. Dr. Siegel is the lead author of a Syracuse University study published earlier this year that found, after evaluating data from over 11,000 well water tests (34,000 samples) in Pennsylvania, that a water well’s proximity to fracking operations has no bearing on whether or not methane is found in that water well. In other words, fracking does not cause methane migration into water wells (see Syracuse U Study: Fracking Doesn’t Cause Methane in PA Water Wells). Radicalized environmentalists brook no dissent from their religious-like claims that fracking is the ultimate evil, so they immediately launched a smear campaign and personal attack against Dr. Siegel (see Syracuse Prof Targeted in Effort to Discredit Drilling Research). Tune in Sunday night to learn the truth–about water quality, methane migration, fracking fluids, and (yes) even about Dimock, PA…

What: JLC United Good News Table Talk RADIO SHOW

Where: WNBF radio 1290 on the AM dial or listen on your computer at

When: June 28, 2015 from 7 – 8 PM

Featured Guest

Dr. Donald I. Siegel is the Jessie Page Heroy professor and department chair of Earth Sciences at Syracuse University. He has worked at Syracuse University since 1982 and currently teaches elementary and graduate level courses in earth science, groundwater movement, and the fate of contaminants in groundwater. Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Siegel has served as a member on numerous panels at the National Academy of Science and chaired the National Research Council Water and Technology Board.

Discussion Topic

Dr. Siegel will discuss his recent water quality study done in Pennsylvania, examining methane migration and fracking fluids (Methane Concentration in Water Wells Unrelated to Proximity to Oil and Gas Wells in Northern Pennsylvania, published 03-12-15).

Dr. Siegel’s study drew from the largest total data set he had ever seen with 34,000 samples, equivelent to the entire population of 3 rural Pennsylvania counties. Dr Siegel will also discuss the broken peer review process and the unethical misinformation about water quality used as a scare tactic.

Don’t miss hearing the latest information from one of the leading hydrologists today.