Issues and Impacts

Issue and impacts of Marcellus Shale and natural gas drilling for landowners, communities, and businesses including financial, environmental, economic, and legal issues.


For landowners with the opportunity to lease their land, we strongly recommend speaking with an attorney before signing anything with a gas company, and comparing prices and conditions of several gas companies before making a decision.

General Information

Rarely a day goes by without coming into contact with items made of plastic, a synthetic material made from a wide range of organic similarly bonded units, or polymers.

Landowners are witnessing shale development and increased natural gas production across regions where this unconventional resource is being extracted.