Monday, August 13, 2012

National Park Units Overlying (or near) the Marcellus Shale



1.) Allegheny Portage Railroad NHS - Within, but near edge

2.) Andrew Johnson NHS  - Near southern edge

3.) Appalachian NST -  Mostly near, short section within

4.) Blue Ridge PKWY  - Near, but no closer than about 25 miles

5.) Bluestone NSR  - Within the Marcellus (about 20-30 miles)

6.) Booker T Washington NM  - Near, but about 30 miles east

7.) Cedar Creek & Belle Grove NHP -  Near eastern edge (about five miles)

8.) Cumberland Gap NHP -  About 30 miles west, but in black shale

9,) Cuyahoga Valley NRA  - Near, and within black shale

10.) Delaware Water Gap NRA -  Near eastern edge (about five miles)

11.) Eisenhower NHS -  Near, but about 40 miles east

12.) Eleanor Roosevelt NHS  -  Near, but about 30 miles east

13.) Flight 93 NMem - Within, but near edge

14.) Fort Necessity NB - Within (center of the Marcellus)

15.) Fort Stanwix NM -  Within, but near edge

16.) Friendship Hills NHS - Within (center of the Marcellus)

17.) Gauley River NRA - Within the south central Marcellus

18.) Gettysburg NMP - Near, but about 40 miles east

19.) Great Smoky Mountains NP - Near southern edge

20.) Harpers Ferry NHP - Near, but about 40 miles east

21.) Home of Franklin D Roosevelt NHS - Near, but about 30 miles east

22.) Hopewell Culture NHP -  About 50 miles west, but in black shale

23.) James A Garfield NHS - Within, but near edge

24.) Johnstown Flood NMem - Within, but near edge

25.) Martin Van Buren NHS -  Near, but about 30 miles east

26.) Middle Delaware NSR - Within, but near edge

27.) Morristown NHP  - Near, but about 30 miles east

28.) New River Gorge NR - Within the south central Marcellus

29.) Saratoga NHP Near - (about 20 miles northeast)

30.) Shenandoah NP Near - (about 20 miles east on Trail)

31.) Steamtown NHS - Within boundary, about 40 miles from edge

32.) Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural NHS - Near northern edge (about five miles)

33.) Upper Delaware SSR - Within (from edge to about 60 miles in)

34.) Vanderbilt Mansion NHS - Near, but about 30 miles east

35.) Women’s Rights NHP - Near (About ten miles north)


Now guess where I got that list? On something published with the National Park's Service name on it. http://marcellus.psu.edu/resources/PDFs/marcellusshalereport09.pdf.pdf

As Elisabeth Licata said today over at Garden Rant, it's all connected and the people at the National Park Service who testified in support of HR 2606, the bill that will allow a natural gas pipeline through and industrial facilities in Gateway National Recreation Area, know this.

2 comments:

Jen said...

Wow--that;s quite a list. Don't get me started on fracking. In the Catskills we are sitting on plenty of natural gas.

Sweetgum Thursday said...

that you are..