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Marcellus Shale and NYC Watershed

The Marcellus Shale extends into the Southern Tier of New York, including the Catskills and the West-of-Hudson portion of the New York City Watershed. New York’s portion of the Marcellus Shale is approximately 18,750 square miles and is very deep – over 1 mile below ground.

An overlay of the Marcellus Shale and NYC Watershed