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


  Booker T Washington

  National Monument

  Cedar Creek & Belle

  Grove National Historic


  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


*Fort Necessity National


*Fort Stanwix National


*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


  Martin Van Buren National

  Historic Site

*Middle Delaware National

  Scenic Riverway

  Morristown National

  Historic Park

*New River Gorge National


  Saratoga National Historic


  Shenandoah National Park

*Steamtown National

  Historic Site

  Theodore Roosevelt

  Inaugural National Historic


*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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