Drilling and Fracking

  • Argyle-Bartonville Community Alliance: Their mission is to advocate for a safe and healthy environment and preserve their communities’ quality of life. They strive to provide timely information as to the gas exploration in the Argyle and Bartonville Communities.
  • ada.mae.compton: A three-legged dog expounds on life just feet away from Marcellus Shale drilling that contaminates her home
  • Arkansans for Gas Drilling Accountability: Committed to drilling reform to protect our precious health, and resources of water, soil and air.
  • Artists Against Fracking - OUR AIM IS FOR THE WORLD TO EMBRACE SUSTAINABLE LIVING AND DEVELOP RENEWABLE ENERGIES THROUGH ECONOMICALLY-VIABLE ALTERNATIVES TO FOSSIL FUEL.
  • Barnett Shale Hell -
  • Bob’s Blog: A look at Marcellus Shale drilling issues through the eyes of a 6th generation Pennsylvanian.
  • Calvin Tillman, Former Mayor of DISH, TX: This site shows the extreme negative effects that the natural gas pipeline industry has had on the small town of DISH, TX. They have three metering stations, 11 compressor stations, and over 20 pipeline, in less that 2 square miles. They are hard working honest people who have been dealt a raw hand by the pipeline industry.
  • “Chip” Northrup: Scribd account.
  • Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment: Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) was formed in 1985 by a small group of concerned citizens who recognized the need to provide public involvement to advance stronger environmental policy. Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment BLOG.
  • Citizen’s for Environmental Clean-up: Our Mission is to preserve, protect and improve our environment from any source of pollution and to inform the public about environmental issues. Author, Sharon Ward, deceased.
  • Clean Air Council: Clean Air Council is a member- supported, non-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting everyone’s right to breathe clean air. The Council works through public education, community advocacy, and government oversight to ensure enforcement of environmental laws.
  • Corinth Cares: An initiative by a group of Corinth residents concerned with the drilling for gas in close proximity of residential neighborhoods.
  • Dallas Drilling’s Blog: Dedicated to sharing the latest news and information with Dallas area residents concerned with the policies and practices of natural gas drilling in the City of Dallas.
  • Damascus Citizens for Sustainability: A MISSION TO PROTECT THE UPPER DELAWARE And Our Homes, and Community, and Region
  • DCRUD: Denton Citizens for Responsible Urban Drilling
  • Dear Susquehanna: Gas Wells Are Not Our Friends
  • Delaware Riverkeeper: Maya van Rossum is the Delaware Riverkeeper and leads the Delaware Riverkeeper Network (DRN). She heads a team of dedicated staff and volunteers who monitor the River and all of its tributaries. BLOG
  • Don’t Frack With NY:  New York has the best drinking water in the world. Let’s not frack it up.
  • Drilling Reform for Denton: This is the website for the Denton Stakeholder Drilling Advisory Group (DAG). The mission of the DAG is to advise Denton City Council on the formation of a new gas drilling and production ordinance, foster public education and civil conversations about this issue, and serve as a clearinghouse of relevant information.
  • Drilling Santa Fe: We are citizens concerned with promoting protections from resource extractive activities in Santa Fe County.
  • Eagle Ford Watch: Fracking News from South Texas’ Eagle Ford Shale
  • Earthjustice:  Blog
  • EARTHWORKS’ Oil and Gas Accountability Project: a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the impacts of irresponsible mineral and energy development while seeking sustainable solutions.
  • Energy Justice: The Energy Justice Network is the grassroots energy agenda, supporting communities threatened by polluting energy and waste technologies.
  • Environmental Action: In 1969 the Cuyuhoga river became so choked with oil and chemical pollution that it literally caught fire.
  • Fairfield Citizens for Environmental Cleanup: Their Mission is to preserve, protect and improve our environment from any source of pollution and to inform the public about environmental issues.\
  • Fish Creek Monitor: A blog about drilling in Arlington
  • FWCanDo: Formed by a small group of concerned citizens in September 2005 in response to natural gas drilling activities encroaching on our neighborhoods. We believe that gas drilling and related activities are a threat to people, property and wildlife.
  • Flower Mound Citizens Against Urban Drilling: They support the need for better regulation and accountability of the Oil & Gas Industry in rural and urban areas of Texas.
  • FracDallas: What you should know about hydraulic fracturing.
  • Frack Action: engaged in a long-term campaign to protect our water, air and public health from the dangerous practice of hydraulic fracturing.
  • Fracking our Future: “Fracking Our Future” gives voice to people in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio impacted by rapid expansion of the shale gas industry, highlighting effects on human health and everyday life. Realizing that scientific assessments take years to complete—time insufficient to avoid unfolding environmental disaster, geomicrobiologist Yuri Gorby returns to his childhood home to shine light on those struggling to survive amidst toxic gases and contaminated fluids within one mile of well pads, compressor stations, cryogenic separators, crystalline silica mines and transport stations. “Fracking Our Future” frames the vulnerability of citizens who are being sacrificed for profits by a globally destructive industry, in this eloquent call for action.
  • Frackorporation – Connecting the dots of natural gas frackers
  • Frack This Blog – Brought to you by MSW Policy Students at Jane Addams College of Social Work.
  • Gardendale Accountability Project - Gardendale Accountability Project, hereafter known as GARDAP has one purpose: to hold Berry Petroleum accountable, through a variety of methods, as it develops the minerals underneath Gardendale.
  • Gas Truth – Saying NO to gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
  • Keystone Maping Project - provides the public with detailed route information for the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline including the secret milepost markers.
  • kms01 NY Fracking
  • The Marcellus Effect: I write about science and environmental issues for both adults and children.
  • Marcellus Mayhem: A creative blog about life in the sacrifice zone.
  • Marcellus Shale US: Largest website of its kind on Marcellus Shale. Hundreds of aerial and surface photos, firsthand experiences, and shale gas news headlines from around the United States.
  • Mountain Creek Neighborhood Alliance: Working together to advocate for quality of life
  • New York Residents Against Drilling: Gas Drilling Is Hazardous To Our Children’s Health
  • No Al Fracking: #NoAlFracking: recopilación de notas, artículos, documentos y videos sobre la problemática del Fracking.
  • No Fracking Way: A blog for New York and Pennsylvania hosted by ShaleShockMedia.org
  • North Central Texas Communities Alliance: is a broad-based coalition of individuals, organizations, and communities throughout the Barnett Shale area working on local, state, and national levels for positive solutions to the problems related to natural gas drilling and pipelines.
  • Northern New Mexico Conservation Project: A blog of thoughts, news, and current events, for people who are concerned about the impacts of oil and gas development in Northern New Mexico.
  • People’s Oil & Gas Collaborative- Ohio (POGCO): A one stop shop providing credible data from reputable sources as well as a guide to navigating the players and processes. Other Ohio groups can be found at that link.
  • Oil and Gas in Northern Michigan: The fight of small group of people in Northern Michigan against the oil and gas industry.
  • Otego, NY: Just say “Thanks, but no thanks!” to gas drilling.
  • Rancho los Malulos: This blog is a satire about life on a 38,000 acre ranch in the South Texas oilfield.
  • Ragland Road Chronicle: A citizen-based blog from the Barnett Shale in North Central Texas
  • Shale Shock No Fracking Way blog. – A blog for New York and Pennsylvania hosted by ShaleShockMedia.
  • Southlake Drilling Facts: Factual information for Southlake, Texas.
  • S.T.A.N.D: Southlake Taxpayers Against Neighborhood Drilling – Our mission is to work with community and government officials, and if necessary, use all available legal means to minimize the negative impact of drilling on the health, safety and property value of our family – friendly community.
  • SPLASHDOWN! Defend our water now!: The dedicated work of an activist who is no longer with us.
  • Stop Gaz De Schiste!: what’s happening [in France] on the “Axis Annecy Lyon” and elsewhere? Gas and oil shale no thank you!
  • Sustainable Otsego – Sustainable Otsego has a section with an amazing collection of gas drilling news.
  • Switchboard: Amy Mall’s blog: My work is focused on protecting sensitive lands in the Rocky Mountain region from harmful oil and gas operations.
  • Switchboard: Kate Sindings’ blog: I am a senior attorney in NRDC’s New York Urban Program.
  • Texans for Responsible and Accountable Energy Development: Our goal is to bring about positive change for present and future generations of Texans.
  • Texas is gonna be toast: Commentary on Drilling, Drought, and Environmental Issues in South Texas and Beyond
  • Water Defense: Water Defense works to end extreme energy development and empower people to protect their lives and livelihoods from the destruction caused by the oil and gas industries.
  • Westchester Gasette: The Westchester Gasette is a blog that seeks to understand and educate about “unconventional” shale gas drilling in North Texas communities with special emphasis on neighborhoods in southwestern Dallas County.
  • Western Colorado Congress: Western Colorado Congress (WCC) is a grassroots, democratic organization dedicated to challenging injustice by organizing people to increase their power over decisions that affect their lives.
  • Wilson County Community Values Association WCCVATX  - Taking a stand against activities that could lead to contamination of our water source and destruction of our road system.

work in progress…