In 2004, Range Resources drilled the first Marcellus Shale well in Washington County, Pennsylvania. Ever since that first well was drilled there have been countless studies looking at what the exploration of the Marcellus Shale play might mean for economic development in Pennsylvania. After all, the Marcellus is currently estimated to be the world’s second largest unconventional natural gas field at roughly 489 trillion cubic feet of extractable natural gas.
This personal financial management class is designed to teach individuals and families emerging from bankruptcy how to better manage their finances and avoid future problems.
Learning that you have diabetes can be overwhelming at first. There are many new things to learn and it can be difficult to know where to start. Dining with Diabetes is a program offered by Penn State Cooperative Extension. It will help you to understand some of most important things you need to know about how to manage your diabetes. Classes are offered weekly for four weeks, with a 3 month follow up class. Each class offers food demostrations and tasting, physical activity and ideas to take home and discussions regarding important information to help you manage your diabetes. Call 570-726-0022 ext 132 to register for the March classes by March 1st.
This article continues the focus on the Susquehanna River Basin Commission’s (SRBC) regulation of natural gas well development in the Marcellus Shale, using the question and answer format drawn from SRBC’s Frequently Asked Questions handout, which is available through SRBC’s web site at http://www.srbc.net/programs/marcellus_faq.htm.
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With Kindergarten registration occurring across the county and the state, many parents and schools are preparing children to start school in the fall. Are our children ready to go to school?
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) is a federal interstate watershed agency established on January 23, 1971 by the Susquehanna River Basin Compact. This year marks SRBC’s 40th Anniversary, and the commission encourages the public to visit its general web site at www.srbc.net and the 40th anniversary web site at www.srbc.net/anniversary/default.aspx.
An article discussing the positive impacts 4-H has on youth and communities. The article also contains information about how to become involved in 4-H.
This column is presented weekly by the Public Education sub-committee of the Clinton County Natural Gas Task Force in an effort to provide accurate, up-to-date information on activities surrounding the Marcellus Shale formation and the natural gas exploration industry.
This is a look at purple plants utilized in the garden and landscape.
Welcome to the new “GasFacts: Understanding the Marcellus Shale Play” column. The Marcellus Shale is a rock formation 5,000-8,000 feet below surface of roughly 70% of Clinton County. Overall, the Marcellus Shale Play covers 95,000 square miles in portions of Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, and New York and is estimated to contain up to 489 trillion cubic feet of natural gas making the Marcellus the largest natural gas field in the continental United States and one of the largest fields in the world (Engelder, 2009).
The Clinton County Community Dental Clinic celebrated its 1 year anniversary on October 6, 2010.