Teen Shale Network studies effects of fracking on water quality at Black Moshannon State Park
By Hannah Good, Cole Klima and Hanna Yu
For the CDTMay 2, 2014
RUSH TOWNSHIP — By collecting water samples and using the equipment the professionals would at Black Moshannon State Park, State College Area High School students have been learning how the environment affects water quality.
Through the Teen Shale Network, the Earth Science students have become involved in research on Marcellus Shale. They are working with the Earth and Environmental Systems Institute at Penn State to gather baseline data on the water quality at Black Moshannon should nearby fracking have any effect.