Environmental Firm Finds Marcellus Shale Drilling Activity Had Minimal Impact On Total Dissolved Solids Found In Monongahela River Last Fall

CANONSBURG, Pa. – A study completed by international environmental engineering and consulting firm Tetra Tech, Inc., revealed that natural gas development was only a minor contributor to elevated levels of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) in the Monongahela River last fall. Tetra Tech found that the primary TDS load in the Monongahela River came from abandoned […]

Marcellus Shale Coalition Continues Advertising Campaign

CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), an organization dedicated to the responsible development of Pennsylvania’s natural gas resources contained in the Marcellus Shale formation, is continuing its comprehensive advertising campaign that focuses on print, online banner, radio, and billboard advertising with a new ad highlighting jobs created by the natural gas industry. “Pennsylvania’s […]

PA’s Oil, Gas Industry Focuses on Potential of Natural Gas Development in Opposition to Severance Tax

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Representatives of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry expressed concern today about continuing calls for the imposition of a severance tax on natural gas extraction in Pennsylvania at this time, citing a number of factors that could combine to slow the development of the industry and the economic benefits it will provide across […]

Marcellus Shale Committee Issues Statement on Severance Tax

CANONSBURG, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Committee (MSC) today released the following statement in response to a proposal to impose an oil and gas severance tax, as outlined in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s fiscal year 2009-2010 budget address. A more thorough evaluation of this proposal will be conducted in the coming days, along with a […]