CBF Asks For Federal Study Of Marcellus Shale Drilling Impacts. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and its partners took actions today to call on the federal government to conduct a comprehensive scientific analysis of the cumulative impacts of natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale formation in the six Bay states, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, and Virginia. In a conference call with reporters, Amy McDonnell, CBF Attorney, outlines the request for the study. Click Here for more background.
Other statements from the CBF press conference call--
Matt Ehrhart, PA Office Director for CBF
John Dawes, Foundation for PA Watersheds
Cinda Waldbuesser, National Parks Conservation Association