Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

2 of 7
BACKNEXT
Gas companies want to access the Marcellus Shale, one of the largest gas deposits in the nation, which lies under parts of New York, Pennsylvania, West Virgina and Ohio.

Yet the gas rush is facing staunch opposition because critics say the fracking could affect the upper Delaware River, pictured here, which provides clean water for 17 million people across Pennsylvania and New York.

Last updated September 10 2010: 4:00 PM ET
  • Find Homes for sale
    Real estate and homes for sale on Trulia

  • Property Type
  • Find a home in:
  • New York | Atlanta | Chicago | Los Angeles
  • Washington D.C | Houston | Philadelphia | More options
More Galleries
The stock market's wild week in 6 pictures It was the wildest week in stocks in recent memory. Here's photos and CNNMoney's tweets of reactions to the panicked selling on Monday and Tuesday, which gave way to a mad buying scramble on Wednesday and Thursday. And then...a selloff on Friday again. More
How New Orleans is learning to live with water After Hurricane Katrina, the city of New Orleans had to reinvent the way it manages water and protects itself from future storms. More
Your degree will earn you the most from these colleges Art majors can make big bucks, too. Find out which school has the highest paid grads in your major. More

Special Offer