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Monongahela National Forest Gas Drilling

As the push for clean energy sources rages, the Marcellus Shale promises to provide natural gas at levels never before seen and even the most sensitive and pristine public lands are being threatened. Proposed oil and gas leasing on the Monongahela National Forest is threatening valuable recreation areas and pristine habitat for our imperiled bats and native brook trout.

Protested Gas Leases

September 2008

March 2009

March 2010

Fernow Expiremental Forest Drilling (Berry Energy)

Comment Letter

Decision Memo from USFS

USFS Response to Comments

Biological Evaluation

Map of Land Application Area

For more information about Berry Energy's original land application and the outcome please click here.