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Marcellus Shale gas industry and drilling updates

Great new @EnergyInDepth video: President Obama & his to

November 20, 2013

Great new @EnergyInDepth video: President Obama & his top officials explain the importance of #shalegas http://t.co/Cb7PqWIfU4

In a 9-2 vote, @Allegheny_Co Council overwhelming rejected a

November 20, 2013

In a 9-2 vote, @Allegheny_Co Council overwhelming rejected a ban on drilling for natural gas under county parks. http://t.co/7iHchfLK1f

Additive may make wine fine for a longer time

November 20, 2013

An additive may help curb a chemical reaction that causes wine to look, smell and taste funky, according to food scientists.

Wind Energy for a Cleaner America II

November 20, 2013

Burning fossil fuels to generate electricity pollutes our air, contributes to global warming, and consumes vast amounts of water—harming our rivers and lakes and leaving less water for other uses. In contrast, wind energy produces no air pollution, makes no contribution to global warming, and uses no water.

The U.S. chemical industry is experiencing a surge of new pr

November 20, 2013

The U.S. chemical industry is experiencing a surge of new production capacity due to cheap natural gas. http://t.co/FXbU4hwo49 #mfg

MSC in the Philadelphia Inquirer: Our Region is Enjoying an Energy Revival

November 20, 2013

In a recent commentary about our region’s potential to become a global energy hub, thankfully, the question the authors raise – how to square the economic opportunity with environmental challenges – is easily answered (“Revive Phila. energy hub,” Nov. 13). more»

MSC in @PhillyInquirer: Our shale revival coming in the form

November 20, 2013

MSC in @PhillyInquirer: Our shale revival coming in the form of energy security, more jobs & environmental protection http://t.co/9LivNF0ooE

.@EIAgov report: #NaturalGas production in the northeastern

November 20, 2013

.@EIAgov report: #NaturalGas production in the northeastern U.S. rose from 2.1 Bcf/d in 2008 to 12.3 Bcf/d in 2013. http://t.co/YTW3WtWWel

MSC’s Eric Cowden (@Ag_Shale) tells @mansfieldU students: “I

November 20, 2013

MSC’s Eric Cowden (@Ag_Shale) tells @mansfieldU students: “If you are looking for opportunity, the sky is the limit.” http://t.co/T94QfE1vjc

House Reverses, Passes Transportation Funding Amendment

November 20, 2013

The House Tuesday approved an amendment to House Bill 106 (Carroll-D-Monroe) by a vote of 104 to 95, which would raise $2.3 billion in transportation funding by FY 2017-18-- $1.65 billion for highways and bridges, $476 million for mass transit and $144 million for a new Multimodal Transp more»

RT @PittsburghPG: Allegheny County Council rejects three-yea

November 19, 2013

RT @PittsburghPG: Allegheny County Council rejects three-year ban on gas drilling in parks http://t.co/wwHklIaBZL via @andrewmcgill

Local 478 of the Int’l Union of Operating Engineers begins t

November 19, 2013

Local 478 of the Int’l Union of Operating Engineers begins training for CT natural gas expansion http://t.co/X7sNHolqXe cc: @AFLCIO #jobs

U.S. shale gas boom will result in increased production of p

November 19, 2013

U.S. shale gas boom will result in increased production of polyethylene & polypropylene http://t.co/k6aB1RhNvX via @plasticsnews #mfg

Penn State economists: Loss of middle-wage jobs widens income gap in Pa.

November 19, 2013

From 2001 to 2011, the Pennsylvania workforce underwent a marked shift from higher-paying to lower-paying jobs, a trend that could have serious implications for the state's economy, according to a new report by economists in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Read about how MSC member co. @SelectEnergySES’s partnership

November 19, 2013

Read about how MSC member co. @SelectEnergySES‘s partnership with a Butler Co. town is creating benefits: http://t.co/yWefQttong

Safe, tightly-regulated shale development is the “foundation

November 19, 2013

Safe, tightly-regulated shale development is the “foundation of the country’s economic strength” via @IBDinvestors http://t.co/chTWIyQSmR

Great piece by @RepBillFlores & @RepCuellar on the “trem

November 19, 2013

Great piece by @RepBillFlores & @RepCuellar on the “tremendous” benefits of the shale energy revolution http://t.co/TKgPdY0epd

.@TheHill: If not for shale we wouldn’t be rebuilding our ec

November 19, 2013

.@TheHill: If not for shale we wouldn’t be rebuilding our economy, adding #jobs, and lowering consumer bills http://t.co/TKgPdY0epd

.@IBDinvestors column: The shale energy revolution has turne

November 19, 2013

.@IBDinvestors column: The shale energy revolution has turned the U.S. into an energy powerhouse. http://t.co/lsIkQvyet9 #AmericanEnergy

According to a New @RMU Poll, a Clear Majority of Americans

November 18, 2013

According to a New @RMU Poll, a Clear Majority of Americans Support Hydraulic Fracturing. Read More on Our Blog: http://t.co/yxrVD8yV2t

RT @CabotOG: “Cabot’s record-smashing production is only a s

November 18, 2013

RT @CabotOG: “Cabot’s record-smashing production is only a small piece of the success of the Marcellus as a whole” http://t.co/A1wWJI2kuI @…

New Nat’l Poll: Clear Majority of Americans Support Hydraulic Fracturing

November 18, 2013

Today, the Robert Morris University Polling Institute – in partnership with Trib Total Media – released its findings from a national survey on tightly-regulated shale development. The poll shows that a “plurality of Americans” support hydraulic fracturing as well as the benefits associated with shale development. more»

DEP Now Accepting Nominations For 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards

November 18, 2013

The Department of Environmental Protection is encouraging environmental stewards to apply for the 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards. more»

.@AtlanticCouncil expert touts American shale gas “as a tool

November 18, 2013

.@AtlanticCouncil expert touts American shale gas “as a tool for reassurance and potentially also deterrence.” http://t.co/KtbaT1ORsV

New @RMU poll: A clear majority of Americans support the use

November 18, 2013

New @RMU poll: A clear majority of Americans support the use of safe, job-creating hydraulic fracturing http://t.co/dE7xm2LTVF

Azzara Family Trustee Scholarship assists food science students

November 18, 2013

A new scholarship created by an alumnus of Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and his wife is benefiting students in the college with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to those majoring in Food Science. With a $100,000 gift, C. Daniel and Wendy S. Azzara, of State College, Pa., established the Azzara Family Trustee Scholarship.

Study of Carroll Co., Ohio shows that hydraulic fracturing h

November 17, 2013

Study of Carroll Co., Ohio shows that hydraulic fracturing has had no impact on water quality. http://t.co/W2AOISRiB9 via @TROhio

MSC president: “Shale producers are committed to ensuring ro

November 17, 2013

MSC president: “Shale producers are committed to ensuring roads are maintained, safe for all.” http://t.co/Pfvup8Lt4j http://t.co/4vDbjYIDbu

MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer lays out the facts in @PatriotNews how

November 17, 2013

MSC’s Dave Spigelmyer lays out the facts in @PatriotNews how Pa.’s shale industry is investing in infrastructure: http://t.co/Pfvup8Lt4j

Internationalizing Extension - Penn State’s Marcellus Education Team

Penn State Extension's traditional expertise extends into unique national and international shale energy arenas that benefit all.

MSC in Patriot-News: Shale Enhancing Pennsylvania’s Infrastructure

November 17, 2013

Oil and natural gas producers are committed to ensuring the roads our industry utilizes are effectively maintained and remain safe for all, while taking responsibility for any impacts associated with our operations. more»

President Obama in wkly address: We produce more nat gas tha

November 16, 2013

President Obama in wkly address: We produce more nat gas than anyone-nearly everyone’s energy bill is lower bc of it. http://t.co/KxaURQowUm

RT @PlattsGas: Podcast: The Beast in the East, the Marcellus

November 16, 2013

RT @PlattsGas: Podcast: The Beast in the East, the Marcellus Shale, is getting bigger and badder. Platts #natgas editors discuss: http://t.…

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