Archive for October 4th, 2011

Gov. Corbett’s List of New Rule Changes for Shale Drilling

Yesterday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett unveiled his plans to implement many of the 96 recommendations made by his Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission (see this MDN story for the original list of recommendations). The list is impressive, tightening many loopholes and hiking fees and fines. The governor’s press release outlining all of his proposed plans is […]

Prize-Winning Author Says Fossil Fuels Not Going Away Soon

Comments from a recent interview with Daniel Yergin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and member of President Obama’s energy subcommittee examining shale gas (see MDN’s previous article about Yergin). Mr. Yergin was interviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer and had these observations:

Western PA Township Wins Right to Put Ban on Nov. Ballot

Those opposed to drilling will get a measure to ban shale gas drilling put on the ballot in Peters Township (Washington County, PA) this fall. A judge has just ruled in favor of the Peters Township Marcellus Shale Awareness Group to have the measure put on the election ballot for Nov 8. See this MDN […]

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tuesday, Oct 4, 2011

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading:


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