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Water Resources and Natural Gas Production from the Marcellus Shale

http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2009/3032/

The Marcellus shale is a black shale unit in the eastern US. It has economic use as a source of natural gas. Environmental concerns arising from the process of exploiting this resource include water supply and wastewater disposal.

by Soeder, Daniel J. and Kappel, William M.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2009-3032
This publication is available only as a PDF document.
Related topics:
Drilling and coring, Economic geology, Natural gas resources, Sedimentary rocks, Waste treatment and disposal
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Allegany, Garrett, Washington, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

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