At Moran’s waste transfer facility, drill cuttings from the natural gas industry
5/02/2011

SUNBURY, PA — A Watsontown-based company that recently expanded into the natural gas industry is operating a waste-transfer site without state permits.

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Marcellus Shale as compared to the Texas Barnett Shale. From a Penn State Report

In a recession that all people feel, those already under economic pressure become increasingly vulnerable to the race to find a dollar. The areas hardest hit by economic decline happen to be rich in one natural resource: natural gas deep underground.

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Thumper Trucks Photo by Ron Schott, www.flickr.com/photos/rschott/

There is a lot of vocabulary that comes into play with natural gas drilling. Here is a short list of terms that get thrown around gas-land.

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A compressor station near Dimock, PA. Photo by Mitch Troutman.

Much of the regulatory problem of the issue of hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas boils down to a fox guarding a henhouse. The agency responsible for permitting an industry should be completely separate from the agency regulating that industry.

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Curated from the Web

09/28/2011

A book review of Seamus McGraw's "The End of Country", about the gas rush in the Endless Mountains.

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05/18/2011

Video of gas well flaring in Susquehanna County, courtesy of "Frack the Movie".

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05/03/2011

The communications director with the Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor's office tries to justify why oil and gas industry voices were first heard during a public hearing session at the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission.

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09/28/2010

A new video piece created by the Media Mobilizing Project on gas drilling in Dimock, PA.

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04/18/2010

When the gas or mineral rights are sold from a property, it becomes a split estate. This is a trailer for a documentary by that name, Split Estate. It is about the conflict between landowners and gas companies in US natural gas drilling.