Marcellus Shale thrusts region onto n...

Marcellus Shale thrusts region onto national stage

There are 9 comments on the Post-gazette.com story from Dec 29, 2011, titled Marcellus Shale thrusts region onto national stage. In it, Post-gazette.com reports that:

Not so long ago, politicians, officials and news reporters often found themselves being buttonholed by residents of the region who wanted to know who was this person named "Marcellus Shale." The 400-million-year-old rock formation that few people had heard of five years ago is having a huge impact on southwestern Pennsylvania.

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Since: Jan 11

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#1 Dec 29, 2011
for those of you that think this is a good thing need to watch the movie "Gasland".
An Observation

United States

#2 Dec 30, 2011
And most states have tougher regulations and a least some kind of an extraction tax. But, then, the PA GOP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Marcellus Shale gas industry.
carl fake

Bradford, PA

#3 Jan 6, 2012
Agreed. Can't wait for gasland 2 to come out. I hope there is another screening in Bradford pa
conservative crapola

Quakertown, PA

#4 Jan 7, 2012
Thanks to cover-up corbett and the gop turds in embarrassburg for the lost revenue in the face of a $4.2 billion dollar state deficit, the dirty water, contaminated wells and coming cancer outbreaks. But their pay freeze will save us.
An Observation

Pittsburgh, PA

#5 Jan 7, 2012
And now a CDC scientist has called for further safety studies, while wells in Ohio are shut down due to seismic activity. Wells putting all the toxic fracking materials back into compromised shale strata
Madd1

Chambersburg, PA

#6 Jan 7, 2012
carl fake wrote:
Agreed. Can't wait for gasland 2 to come out. I hope there is another screening in Bradford pa
They will have to use subtitles if it is shown in Bradford, otherwise the inhabitants won't understand the language.
Bob

State College, PA

#7 Sep 5, 2012
If you watch Gasland, I would also encourage you to watch Truthland, as well as read these two pertinent sites:

http://www.energyindepth.org/debunking-gaslan...
http://www.commonwealthfoundation.org/policyb...
Shale talks

New Castle, PA

#9 Sep 14, 2012
(Meeting about Marcellus Shale at Auberle in McKeesport PA. Southeast of Pittsburgh).

Marcellus Initiative draws crowd
By Patrick Cloonan
Published: Friday, September 14, 2012, 4:26 a.m.

Marks is a member of Fitzgerald’s energy and environment vision team, one of a dozen teams put together to find an appropriate role for the county on various issues.

Not everyone at the Auberle session thought Marks made an appropriate presentation.

Holly Keene, a youth development associate for Human Services Center Corp. in Turtle Creek, liked what she heard from the college officials but not what Marks said.

“I think the community college programs are fabulous,” Keene said.“I think it is a shame when corporations come in here and tempt kids with robust salaries without telling them the realities of the industry.”

She said she is “completely opposed” to developing the Marcellus shale and doesn’t agree with Marks about how permanent the gas industry may be.

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Since: Jan 11

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#10 Oct 11, 2012
Bob wrote:
If you watch Gasland, I would also encourage you to watch Truthland, as well as read these two pertinent sites:
http://www.energyindepth.org/debunking-gaslan...
http://www.commonwealthfoundation.org/policyb...
first link:funded by the American Petroleum Association, the same people that lie for financial gain....

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