Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling in the Shenandoah Valley

The first permit for hydrofracking shale in Virginia was proposed near Harrisonburg in 2010. Find out about the status of this permit, current shale gas leases, and other regional information.

SVN’s partner in Rockingham County, Community Alliance for Preservation (CAP), has more information about the proposed permit from gas company Carrizo (Marcellus) LLC. You’ll find the permit information, permit review by a hydrogeologist, UVA environmental law clinic report, and letters from state agencies at CAP’s website:

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