New Tests Confirm Marcellus Development Not Impacting Pa. Waterways

Canonsburg, PA – This week, Pennsylvania American Water – one of the commonwealth’s largest water utilities – released data determining that its water has “not been impacted by radioactive materials” from Marcellus Shale development and the water is safe to drink. As you may recall, the New York Times made a series of claims regarding […]

USA Today Analysis Shows Marcellus-Related Jobs in Pa. Continue to Grow As Nation’s Workforce Hits 30-Year Low

Canonsburg, PA – According to a new USA Today analysis, “The share of the population that is working fell to its lowest level last year since women started entering the workforce in large numbers three decades ago.” In today’s paper, reporter Dennis Cauchon notes that “only 45.4% of Americans had jobs in 2010, the lowest […]

Wheeling News-Register Editorial: “Keep Drilling Rigs at Work” Keep Drilling Rigs at Work April 6, 2011 By The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register “Moratoriums such as New York’s make no sense in view of the gas drilling industry’s environmental record. We are aware of no serious, proven environmental problems with Marcellus Shale wells. … Americans need all the help we can get with […]

Gov. Ridge Urges President Obama to Highlight Clear Benefits of American Natural Gas in Upcoming Visit to the Commonwealth

Extends Open Invitation for the President to Visit a Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Production Site Canonsburg, PA – Tomorrow, President Obama is scheduled to visit “a Bucks County wind-turbine plant,” as reported by the Philadelphia Inquirer. In a speech last week, the president said this about American natural gas production from shale formations, such as […]

Gov. Ridge Underscores Benefits of Clean-Burning, American Natural Gas on Fox News

Canonsburg, Pa. – Earlier today, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, our nation’s first Homeland Security secretary, discussed the benefits associated with American natural gas on FOX News’ Your World with host Neil Cavuto. Below are key excerpts and remarks from Gov. Ridge, who serves as a strategic advisor to the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC). Click […]

Marcellus Shale Saving Pennsylvanians Millions in Home Heating Costs

Some PA Residents to See Nearly 11 Percent Drop in Gas Bill Immediately; Even More Domestic Supplies on the Way Philadelphians to save more than $22.6 million over next three months alone UGI customers to experience between 8.1 and 10.7 percent reduction in monthly bill Rates more than 13 percent lower than a year ago […]

MSC, Gov. Ridge Mark Veteran’s Day

Shale Gas Industry Continues to Put America’s Vets to Work Canonsburg, PA – With more than 1 million veterans in Pennsylvania, the Commonwealth, our families, and communities across the region understand full-well the sacrifice that our brave servicemembers make to preserve America’s freedoms. Through the responsible development of the Marcellus Shale’s clean-burning energy resources, the […]

MSC Urges Fact-Based Dialogue as Job Creators Gather In Pittsburgh

Canonsburg, PA – This week, Pittsburgh is playing host to the 2nd annual Developing Unconventional Gas (DUG) East Conference & Exhibition. Attracting nearly 3,000 attendees, the event’s aim is to give “operators, investors, and the service industry the latest  economics, activity, and new technology needed to successfully develop the Marcellus” — the world’s second largest […]