Archives for October 2010

MSC Lauds Signing ‘Clean and Green Program,’ “Win-Win” for Family Farmers, Landowners

Canonsburg, PA – Following the signing of the bipartisan Senate Bill 298 by Gov. Ed Rendell today – which was supported byevery single state senator and by190 members of the state house – Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president Kathryn Klaber issued the following statement, calling the legislation a “win-win” for farmers and landowners throughout the […]

What They’re Saying: MSC on the Road, Shale Gas Industry Continues to Bring Hope to Rural Communities

It’s been another busy, fact-packed, job-creating week for the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC). From meetings with Luzerne County landowners, to a grand opening of a Westmoreland County facility, the MSC continues to engage and help educate key stakeholders, various coalitions, small businesses and folks just looking for an opportunity to join our industry’s efforts in […]

What They’re Saying: MSC on the Road, Shale Gas Industry Continues to Bring Hope to Rural Communities

It’s been another busy, fact-packed, job-creating week for the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC). From meetings with Luzerne County landowners, to a grand opening of a Westmoreland County facility, the MSC continues to engage and help educate key stakeholders, various coalitions, small businesses and folks just looking for an opportunity to join our industry’s efforts in […]

MSC Statement on Ongoing Legislative Developments in Harrisburg

“We’re regretful that there wasn’t closure brought toward achieving commonsense legislative initiatives“ Canonsburg, PA – As the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s legislative session draws to a close, Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) president and executive director Kathryn Klaber issued the following statement regarding the months of good-faith, broad-based discussions that the industry continues to participate in with […]

In the Know on H20

Government agencies dispel myths on water usage in the Marcellus, while MSC operators continue to recycle what they have, pursue sustainable means for what they need Seven seconds. The time it takes for food to pass from your mouth to your stomach. The length of an average play in the NFL. And, in case you’re […]

MSC: Transportation Safety Day in State College “A Huge Success”

Natural gas industry committed to safety on the roads, communities in which we operate Canonsburg, PA – At a day-long seminar yesterday in State College, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), in collaboration with the Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Public Utility Commission (PUC) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), hosted […]

Marcellus Shale Players Make Promise To Pennsylvanians

Marcellus Shale Coalition WBGH-TV/Newschannel34.com 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 […]

New Lycoming College Poll: “Public opinion is largely supportive of the development of Marcellus Shale”

Canonsburg, Pa. – A new Lycoming College poll released today finds that “public opinion is largely supportive of the development of Marcellus Shale” in central and northeastern Pennsylvania, a region that is experiencing significant natural gas activity and production. Kathryn Klaber, president and executive director of the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), issued this statement following […]

A ‘Commitment to the Community’: “Marcellus Shale Players Make Promise To Pennsylvanians”

Canonsburg, Pa. – 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 the region, the communities where […]

Former governor Tom Ridge sets out the guidelines by which natural-gas companies will develop the Marcellus Shale

‘These are the standards to which we will hold ourselves and by which we ultimately will be judged.’ Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sunday, October 03, 2010 Six years, nine months and five days. That’s how long I had the privilege to serve as governor of Pennsylvania — the best job in America. Every day offered an opportunity […]

MSC Unveils New Web Video: “The Marcellus: An American Renewal”

Canonsburg, Pa. – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) unveiled a new web video entitled “The Marcellus: An American Renewal” at the organization’s annual members meeting in Pittsburgh, Pa. Thursday evening. The video, available on-line at the MSC’s YouTube page, can be viewed by clicking the image or link below: Click HERE to view this video […]

Gov. Ridge, MSC Unveil Landmark Industry-Wide “Commitment to the Community” Guiding Principles

Pittsburgh, Pa. – Today, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) leadership and Gov. Tom Ridge, an MSC strategic advisor, formally unveiled a sweeping set of principles by which the industry will live by “each and every day” and “embrace.” These principles were first rolled out last night at the MSC’s annual members meeting in Pittsburgh. “We […]