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Saturday, November 2, 2013

Mark Nale Takes A Closer Look At Marcellus Shale's Impact On Environment

Woods & waters: Taking a closer look at Marcellus shale’s impact on environment

by Mark Nale, who lives in the Bald Eagle Valley, is president of the Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association. He can be reached at
Centre Daily Times

The sound and beauty of water cascading into a boulder-lined pool on Mine Hole Run, a Class A Wild Trout Stream, was contrasted with the noise of a Marcellus shale drilling rig and gas-related land disturbances almost everywhere one looked. The sad thing is that both of these sights and sounds were occurring on “our” state forest land in the Pine Creek Valley.

Trout Unlimited hosted six members of the outdoor press in Slate Run, Lycoming County on October 5-6. It was part of TU’s media outreach program — to make more people aware of pressing environmental issues. One member of the press attended from New York, one from western Maryland and four, including this writer, were from Pennsylvania. They included newspaper writers and photographers, radio show hosts, bloggers and the publisher of the online Hatch magazine.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Mark Nale could catch a brookie in a puddle of a walmart parking lot.... this dude knows how to fish.