The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Balancing Act

February 25, 2011

Marcellus and national parks

Units of the National Park System that are endangered by Marcellus shale formations overlying or near the unit.

Note: * Parks most at risk because deposits exist within and immediately adjacent to their boundaries.

*Allegheny Portage Railroad

  National Historic Site

  Andrew Johnson National

  Historic Site

  Appalachian National

  Scenic Trail

  Blue Ridge Parkway

*Bluestone National Scenic

  Riverway

  Booker T Washington

  National Monument

  Cedar Creek & Belle

  Grove National Historic

  Park

  Cumberland Gap National

  Historic Park

  Cuyahoga Valley National

  Recreation Area

  Delaware Water Gap

  National Recreation Area

  Eisenhower National

  Historic Site

  Eleanor Roosevelt

  National Historic Site

*Flight 93 National

  Monument

*Fort Necessity National

  Battlefield

*Fort Stanwix National

  Monument

*Friendship Hills National

  Historic Site

*Gauley River National

  Recreation Area

  Gettysburg National

  Military Park

  Great Smoky Mountains

  National Park

  Harpers Ferry National

  Historic Park

  Home of Franklin D.

  Roosevelt National

  Historic Site

  Hopewell Culture National

  Historic Park

*James A Garfield National

  Historic Site

  Johnstown Flood National

  Memorial

  Martin Van Buren National

  Historic Site

*Middle Delaware National

  Scenic Riverway

  Morristown National

  Historic Park

*New River Gorge National

  River

  Saratoga National Historic

  Park

  Shenandoah National Park

*Steamtown National

  Historic Site

  Theodore Roosevelt

  Inaugural National Historic

  Site

*Upper Delaware Scenic

  and Recreational River

  Vanderbilt Mansion

  National Historic Site

  Women’s Rights National

  Historic Park

— Source: National Park System

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