Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011

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

Coitsville Residents Concerned About Injection Well
WYFX-TV Youngstown
The rush to cash in on Marcellus and Utica Shale drilling continues, and some of the by-product created by drilling has to be disposed of and in some cases, that is done through injection wells.

Hydrofracking opponents rally Monday in New Jersey’s capital
The Post-Standard
Opponents of hydrofracking in the Delaware River watershed march to the New Jersey Statehouse on Monday in Trenton, N.J. The Delaware River Basin Commission had been set to vote on regulations regarding hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Tax guru Norquist inserts himself in PA shale debate
Norquist – founder of Americans for Tax Reform and creator of the controversial "no-tax" pledge – was more than a ghost in the halls of the Pennsylvania State House chamber last week during marathon debate on the Marcellus Shale tax.

Experts Brief Property Owners on Marcellus Shale Land Use
Marian Schweighofer said it started for her on an evening four years ago, when a group of her fellow farmers in Wayne County gathered around a kitchen table.

Marcellus Review Underway At Capitol
West Virginia Metro
The Tomblin administration is reviewing the proposed bill passed last week by the legislative committee on Marcellus shale drilling regulations.

Disclosure of fracking chemicals not complete
The Columbus Dispatch
Drillers are eager to tap a vast reservoir of natural gas and oil within shale beneath Ohio, which could employ thousands, but critics say it will also cause pollution.

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