Teachers, Local Leaders: Energy Development is a Winner for Pa. Schools

Natural gas development is an important local economic driver, job creator, and revenue source for communities, despite the findings of a misleading “report” summarized in a Philadelphia Inquirer column. Here are 3 fast facts to know about Pa. education and shale development: Rising property values: Median property values in the state’s top four natural gas-producing […]

Phila. Inq.: Community College of Philadelphia to start a training program for Marcellus Shale jobs

Andrew Maykuth, Inquirer Staff Writer Last year, officials from Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry were talking with representatives of Community College of Philadelphia about emerging areas in the job market. Labor Secretary Julia K. Hearthway said the conversation quickly turned to energy. State researchers believed the economic benefits of Marcellus Shale natural gas development […]