A Community Conversation on Natural Gas

Over the past few months, the Marcellus Shale Coalition asked Pennsylvanians their questions about natural gas development.
This website will answer those questions straightforwardly and honestly.

Q: Is it starting earth tremors?

The U.S. Geological Survey recently released a study — Induced Seismicity Potential in Energy Technologies — conducted by the National Research Council, which acknowledges that seismic activity has increased in general over the last hundred years, but that there little evidence of a direct connection linking natural gas development from shale formations with earthquakes.

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