Subsurface Water

 Institute Research

"Commentary on Osborn et al. (2011) article, 'Methane Contamination of Drinking Water Accompanying Gas Well Drilling and Hydraulic Fracturing,' published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 108, pp. 8172-8176" by Kenneth M. Klemow, Ph.D., Dale A. Bruns, Ph.D. & Brian Oram, P.G. (26 October 2011)

Governmental Agencies

US Environmental Protection Agency  


December 8, 2011 Press Release on draft analysis of possible goundwater contamination related to hydrofracking near Pavillion, Wyoming

Click here to link directly to the EPA's page on the Pavillion investigation


Evaluation of Impacts to Undeground Sources of Drinking Water by Hydraulic Fracturing of Coalbed Methane Reservoirs Study (2004)

PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Research from Universities & Colleges


 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Penn State University, College of Agricultural Sciences, Cooperative Extension, School of Forest Resources

Water Resources Institute at Cornell University

Newspaper Articles

Citizens Voice, Wilkes-Barre, PA 

Hazleton Standard-Speaker

Scranton Times-Tribune

Other Sources

World Oil magazine