12 Jul '11, 5pm

Fracking Could Damage New York & Pennsylvania Tourism, Too #fracking

The regional industrialization associated with widespread drilling could do substantial damage to the region's "brand," threatening the long-term growth of tourism here . Increased truck traffic, automobile traffic, air pollution, noise pollution, and industrial accidents, decreased availability of hotel/motel rooms, campground spaces, and RV parking, negative visual impacts from multiple drilling rigs in rural view--sheds, storage facilities, gravel pits, and compressor stations, disruptions to wildlife and hunting grounds, fears over lake and stream pollution and many other associated impacts of drilling will change the character of the region from pristine and rural to gritty and industrial. If so, the region's ability to attract tourism may be damaged in the long term, as the perception (and reality) of the region as an industrial landscape may far outlast the employme...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/fracking-could-da...

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