Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Wednesday, Sep 28, 2011

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

Wood in running for – cracker’
A site in Wood County is purportedly one of seven in the running for a multibillion petrochemical facility known as a "cracker." "From time to time businesses come in and visit sites in Wood County, and we work arm in arm with the development authority whenever there is the possibility of a new business that might want to locate in Wood County," …

Eco Awards Given; New Campaign Unveiled
Chants of "come clean, go green" echoed on Main Street Saturday as local musician Tone Love kicked off the Eco Champion Award ceremony with his anthem of green living.

Earthquakes, Hurricanes, and Conspiracy Theories
If you’re an environmentalist and a hurricane rips the East Coast and New England, you immediately know the culprit. Mother Nature? Of course not. Big Oil! Global warming did it!

Marcellus Shale Drilling Coming to Jefferson County, WV
This is the oil and gas industry and it has the potential to bring more jobs, hotels and people to the area.