MSC Actively Addressing Bromide Issue, Supports DEP Guidance

Canonsburg, PA – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) is actively working to reduce the amount of water taken to surface discharge facilities and is crafting solutions to address the issue of bromides entering waterways. When present with organic matter and chlorine – commonly used to at drinking water plants – brominated species of trihalomethanes (THMs) […]

MSC, Gov. Ridge Highlight Industry’s Commitment to the Community, Transparency

Canonsburg, PA – Aligned with the Marcellus Shale Coalition’s (MSC) Guiding Principles, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, industry leaders, and executives from MarkWest – one of nearly 170 MSC member companies – discussed a broad range of shale gas development related issues yesterday with elected officials, underscoring the industry’s commitment to transparency. Subsequent to the […]

What They’re Saying About Responsible Shale Gas Development: MSC’s Guiding Principles In Action

In a recent series of policy discussions, former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge underscored the commitment of the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) to a set of principles guiding the historic natural gas development in the region.  Noting that “we have one chance to do it right,” Gov. Ridge spoke to stakeholders at Carnegie Mellon University and […]

Fact vs. Fiction: Marcellus Shale

WBRE-TV Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 A round table was held this morning, led by former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge. The main message of the session was education…getting the real facts about the gas industry. And to get that first-hand experience, the group toured an actual drill site in Central Pennsylvania. Eyewitness News went along to […]

Former governor calls for partnerships on shale

Williamsport Sun-Gazette Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 WATERVILLE – Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge says partnerships among groups looking to protect the environment and the gas industry must occur for successful development of the Marcellus Shale. Ridge, who appeared at the Marcellus Shale Coalition gathering here Friday to discuss environmental best practices, said too much misinformation […]

Ridge urges ‘best practices’ for Marcellus Shale industry

Lock Haven Express Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 WATERVILLE – The event was billed as an industry-wide “best practices” commitment for the natural gas drilling companies- but only one company took center stage Friday in Waterville. That would be Anadarko Petroleum Inc. Former Gov. Tom Ridge, now a strategic advisor for the Marcellus Shale Coalition, led […]

Ridge: Gas wells mean jobs

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 The shale gas industry is like the auto business — it might hurt some people, but the jobs it brings to a struggling economy make it worthwhile, gas industry pitchman and former Gov. Tom Ridge said Thursday. “You don’t quit building automobiles because some people are going to crash […]

What They’re Saying: Marcellus Industry Underscores Commitment to ‘Getting it Right’

MSC President Underscores Industry’s Commitment to ‘Getting it Right’: “Game-changer” and “revolution” are two words being thrown around to describe the Marcellus shale, a natural gas industry spokeswoman said. And, the potential impact that shale drilling can have — on the economy, on communities, on the environment — just underscores the importance for the industry […]

Tom Ridge Talks Marcellus Shale.

WPSU Radio. Former Governor Tom Ridge has joined The Marcellus Shale Coalition as a “strategic adviser.” WPSU’s Patty Satalia talks with the ex-governor about what the role entails, what he’ll do to ensure that Marcellus Shale is “developed responsibly,” and about his views on a severance tax for the industry.

Marcellus Shale Players Make Promise To Pennsylvanians

Marcellus Shale Coalition WBGH-TV/ Wednesday, October 6, 2010 The economic, energy security and environmental benefits associated with the responsible development of the Marcellus Shale’s clean-burning, abundant natural gas reserves represents a historic opportunity for the region and for the nation. And it’s an opportunity that must be done right. To further reinforce the industry’s promise […]