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[EPUB] ✰ Under the Surface Author Tom Wilber – Chickenshedcafe.uk Running from southern West Virginia through eastern Ohio across central and northeast Pennsylvania and into New York through the Southern Tier and the Catskills the Marcellus Shale formation underliesRunning from southern West Virginia through eastern Ohio across central and northeast Pennsylvania and into New York through the Southern Tier and the Catskills the Marcellus Shale formation underlies a sparsely populated region that features striking landscapes critical watersheds and a struggling economic base It also contains one of the world's largest supplies of natural gas a resource that has been dismissed as inaccessible until recently Technological developments that combine horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing fracking have removed physical and economic barriers to extracting hundreds of trillions of cubic feet of gas from bedrock deep below the Appalachian basin Beginning in 2006 the first successful Marcellus gas wells by Range Resources combined with a spike in the value of natural gas spurred a modern day gol.

D rush a gas rush with profound ramifications for environmental policy energy markets political dynamics and the lives of the people living in the Marcellus region Under the Surface is the first book length journalistic overview of shale gas development and the controversies surrounding itControl over drilling rights is at stake in the heart of Marcellus country northeast Pennsylvania and central New York The decisions by landowners to work with or against the companies and the resulting environmental and economic conseuences are scrutinized by neighbors faced with similar decisions by residents of cities whose water supply originates in the exploration area and by those living across state lines with differing attitudes and policies concerning extraction industries Wilber's evenhanded treatment gives a voice to all constituencies.

under ebok surface book Under the free Under the Surface MOBID rush a gas rush with profound ramifications for environmental policy energy markets political dynamics and the lives of the people living in the Marcellus region Under the Surface is the first book length journalistic overview of shale gas development and the controversies surrounding itControl over drilling rights is at stake in the heart of Marcellus country northeast Pennsylvania and central New York The decisions by landowners to work with or against the companies and the resulting environmental and economic conseuences are scrutinized by neighbors faced with similar decisions by residents of cities whose water supply originates in the exploration area and by those living across state lines with differing attitudes and policies concerning extraction industries Wilber's evenhanded treatment gives a voice to all constituencies.

10 thoughts on “Under the Surface

  1. Rdonn Rdonn says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBIAgain I read this for bookclub a group of women very involved with environmental issues and as we live in the heart of the Marcellus Shale gas industry are very concerned about the problems associated with this indust


  2. Ann Ann says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBIA dense well documented account of drilling in the Marcellus Shale Wilber's strength is that he tells the recent history of drillingfracking in the Marcellus by looking at the Southern Tier of New York State where fracking is still under review by the NYS government and North Eastern Pennsylvania particularly Dimock Because Pennsylvania has embrace fracking and ther


  3. Dan Dan says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBIThis book was a fairly objective portrayal of the recent gas rush i enjoyed it for the information provided The writing was a bit thick and the timeline


  4. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBIBeing considered for the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism


  5. Stefanie Stefanie says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBIThe geopolitics of fossil fuels or hydrocarbons as they are sometimes called often takes place in or is intimately entwined with the Middle East now enter the Marcellus Shale


  6. Michael Michael says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBII picked up this book from my library as I was borrowing another Prior to reading this book I knew nothing about the Marcellus Shale fracking issues except that it was controversial After reading this book I am aware of the issues but I would still say that I don't have an informed opinion Wilber did a great job chronicling the fracking industry a


  7. Jadie Jadie says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBIUnder the Surface is your best bet at learning as much as you can about the Marcellus shale gas development of the past decade in 220 pages from everything you wanted to know to everything you didn't to things you didn't even imagine you would have wanted or not wanted to knowWilber's sources and experiences are comprehensive and come from both advocates and opponents of the natural gas industry He weaves these all together to paint a picture of what the state of energy independence development looks like in the Northeast and likely in other places where hydraulic fracturing has been put into effect the West the South and coming to a community near you In many ways he leaves it to you to form an opinion on the controversial issue and he doesn't leave out one thing when it comes to depicting the idea of wea


  8. Sam Sam says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBIAn edifying look into the issues surrounding hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania and New York Wilbur provides insights into the under the radar development of the unconventional drilling boom in Pennsylvania and the corresponding moratorium in New York He presents both sides of the issue from landowners and activists concerned about drinking water to industrial advocates interested in the large sums of money to be gained by natural gas drilling in addition to the simmering academic debate on the facts Fracking began silently but it is already changing the face of communities across the nation Under the Surface offers a through introduction to this controversial issue


  9. Mike W Mike W says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBIVery interesting well written book Keep in mind this is a non fiction Some of the book gets a little technical but I think must in order to describe the fracking process reuired to smash the natural gas out of the shaleThe progression of the interest in the Marcellus Shale by exploration firms is fascinating as is the impact on the landownersThe book is mostly balanced although I think it tips slightly toward the environmentalist and individual rights side and away from Big BusinessA worthwhile read as the Marcellus shale will be up there with the West Cost gold rush and the Texas and PA for that matter oil boom


  10. Michael Michael says:

    Under the Surface PDF ä Under the PDF/EPUB ² å Epub chickenshedcafe.uk under ebok, surface book, Under the free, Under the Surface MOBIThis was a very informative book not just from the aspect of how fracking works but from how people are affected by fracking and whether or not this method is worth looking into as a way to obtain natural gas I wish I could give it 4 stars but I read this book right after a very fun book Arnold's biography so I was not in the right mood for this b


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