The clear environmental and economic benefits tied to the safe development of clean-burning natural gas continue to be increasingly realized by literally every Pennsylvania consumer and business – as well as every American. As President Obama underscored in his 2013 State of the Union Address, “We produce more natural gas than ever before – and nearly everyone’s energy bill is lower because of it, “ adding: “The natural gas boom has led to cleaner power and greater energy independence. We need to encourage that.”
Responsible natural gas development is leading to more affordable energy for consumers struggling with persistently high unemployment, more jobs here at home – especially in the manufacturing sector – and strengthened U.S. competitiveness in the global economy. And most importantly, this development is being done in a way that protects and enhances our environment, all within a tight and effective regulatory framework. Click here to view a fact-based overview of these benefits, by the numbers.