The UB shale gas institute emphasized that it's report was peer reviewed, and cited EDF staff member Scott Anderson as one of the reviewers. I went to the EDF website to get a sense of their positions on shale gas.
A search on "shale" took me to a page with 329 articles listed in no apparent order (dates randomly 2008 to 2012), http://www.edf.org/search/
While several piqued my curiosity, one in particular caught my attention because it was posted "nine minutes ago". Apparently, Scott Anderson is feeling some heat and is engaging in some very lame double talk:
There is a place for comments at the end of his statement. Judging from the current dialogue on the list, there are lots of comments ready to be posted.