How to

The Oil and Gas Threat Map is better termed Oil and Gas Threat Maps.

It is within the state maps, found on the state pages along with statistics and videos, where the detailed information is found. The national map serves primarily to give a visual overview, and to serve as link to the state pages.

To learn how to use the maps, click any of “How Do I” links at right for a brief video walk-through.

Tips & Tricks for the Oil & Gas Threat Map

  • Zoom in to see more detail: oil and gas facilities, schools, and hospitals can only be seen at the city level and below. These layers will appear grey in the legend until you zoom in far enough to see them. Double click anywhere on the map or use the + icon on the left side of the map to zoom in.
  • Search for a place of interest: use the search function (🔍  icon on the left side of the map) to search for a school, hospital, or other place of interest in your community.
  • Explore further: click anywhere on the map to display information about a county, state, school, hospital, or facility, and to watch videos from frontline communities.
  • Be patient: the Oil & Gas Threat Map is the most comprehensive tool of its kind, which means that it can be slow to load. If data isn’t showing up right away, wait 30-60 seconds.