Gas Rush | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Gas Rush

  • Collection DOI:
    Principal Investigator:
    Carrie Kline, Michael Kline
  • This series consists of original digital audio interview recordings and selected CD listening copies relating to the Carrie and Michael Kline's documenting the wide spectrum of citizen opinion about natural gas extraction (Fracking / hydraulic fracturing) in Northcentral West Virginia mainly during 2014 and 2015. The interviews were drawn upon for use in the 8-minute audio feature Pay Dirt. Originals are housed with the Michael and Carrie Nobel Kline Collection at the Berea College Special Collections and Archives

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Bill Bryant

Interview with Bill Bryant.

Pat Jacobson , Carrie Kline Unknown Talking Across the Lines, Berea College Special Collections & Archives Gas Rush
Erin Bowers

Interview with Erin Bowers.

Pat Jacobson Unknown Talking Across the Lines, Berea College Special Collections & Archives Gas Rush
Sherry Becker-Gorby

Interview with Sherry Becker-Gorby. 

Carrie Kline Mount Pleasant, OH Talking Across the Lines Gas Rush
Francie & Greg Arnett

Interview with Francie and Greg Arnett.

Gina Games Adena, OH Talking Across the Lines Gas Rush
Michael O'Brien

Interview with Michael O'Brien.  Topics inlude: Recent Dealings with the Gas Companies. Also present: Miranda Brown, Carrie Kline, Nanci O'Brien and Sophie O'Brien.

Carrie Kline, Michael Kline , West Union, WV Talking Across the Lines, Berea College Special Collections & Archives Gas Rush
Bill Gorby

Interview with Bill Gorby.  Topics include: Oil &  Gas Drilling in and Around Ohio Farming Community.

Michael Kline Mount Pleasant, OH Talking Across the Lines, Berea College Special Collections & Archives Gas Rush
Alan Collins

Interview with Professor Alan Collins, who teaches agricultural economics at West Virginia University.  Discusses Survey of Perceptions of Marcellus Drilling based of Split Estate or Fee Simple Land Ownership.

Carrie Kline, Michael Kline Morgantown, WV Talking Across the Lines, Berea College Special Collections & Archives Gas Rush
Julie Archer

Interview with Julie Archer, Director of West Virginia Surface Rights Organization.

Carrie Kline, Michael Kline Charleston, WV Talking Across the Lines, Berea College Special Collections & Archives Gas Rush
Gary Zuckett

Interview with Gary Zuckett, Founding member of West Virginia Surface Owners' Rights Organization (WVSORO)

Carrie Kline, Michael Kline Charleston, WV Talking Across the Lines, Berea College Special Collections & Archives Gas Rush

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