Wherever drilling happens, life changes.
This Duke University diagram, used in this article, actually shows methane migration. However, it's shown as an anomoly, when it can actually happen right above the fractures, not just at the end of them like depicted.
Whatever the changes, fracking is no longer a distant phenomenon for many Americans. Natural gas production from shale was just shy of a trillion cubic feet in 2006. Last year, it swelled to 7.19 trillion cubic feet, a 600% increase, according to the EIA.
Stopping this is a fools errand. I hope I'm wrong. The Delaware should be protected at all cost. Half of NYC water goes through the Delaware Aqueduct. 15 Million more registered voters drink from it further down. Don't frack the water.