Faced with mounting criticism, the State University of New York at Buffalo is distancing itself from a Marcellus Shale gas-drilling study released earlier this month by the school’s own Shale Resources and Society Institute.
the report’s lead author is defending the work by the fledgling
institute, saying Monday that it’s being mischaracterized by
environmental activists who oppose any additional domestic fossil-fuel
“I stand by the work,” said Timothy Considine, University of Wyoming
professor and one of three researchers who penned the institute’s
survey, adding that he and his colleagues aren’t at all surprised by the
green backlash it has generated.