Fracking in your neighborhood

Fracking 101



Air Quality


Water Quality Monitoring

What is Fracking?
How does Fracking affect Economic Development and Property Values?

A study conducted by researchers at Duke University found that the risks and potential liabilities of drilling outweigh economic benefits like lease payments and potential economic development in Washington County, PA.  Penn Township is no different!  Click Here to view report.


Protect PT has an extensive collection of resource documents (like the DEP and PT permits/applications, etc)

If you want to view any documents that Protect PT has made available you may find it on this page or if there are documents you would like to share with us, please CONTACT us directly through this site. We thank you for your interest, information and concern.

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Home Resource Guide

Unconventional gas development presents risks from hazards, nuisances, and pollution that can impact human health and the environment. The Home Resource Guide and Workshop educate residents on how to recognize and report pollution events, how to prepare for emergencies and how to participate in air, noise, and water monitoring programs. 

Our home resource guide contains four sections:

There are things residents can do to be proactive in protecting themselves from the harms of gas development. 

PO Box 137, 3344 Route 130,

Suite D, Harrison City, PA 15636, USA

Tel: 724-392-7023