energyNOW!, a news service focusing on energy, has put out a good, balanced piece titled “The Promise and Problems of Shale Gas”.
One of the key quotes from Professor Tony Ingraffea indicates why drilling is simply not safe:
“The studies haven’t been done to allow a potential landowner who wants to lease his land to answer the following question: am I hurting my family’s health or my neighbor’s health by doing this? They don’t know how to answer that question. They can’t answer that question.”