Part one of a two-part article on considerations for private drinking water wells and natural gas drilling
This article provides insight to what municipalities need to consider for posting and bonding roads.
A recent impact study indicates a positive effect on business activity due to Marcellus shale activity
Re-invest your Marcellus windfall into your woodlands.
A look at Marcellus and other shales in Pennsylvania
Erosion and sediment pollution control is an important factor in maintaining the quality of our waterways and plays a major role in natural gas development.
Recent publications to help understand Marcellus development regarding wastewater and water-related regulations
Bradford High School students receive training for SafeLand Certification, an internationally recognized safety certification used by the oil and gas industry.
One county school district is taking a pro-active role in school programming to reflect the needs of the area with natural gas development.
Many landowners are being approached to lease land for surface use for infrastructure. What should a landowner be aware of? Here are some items to consider
As communities face change, there is a tool that local citizens can use to build consensus for planning their community's future.
Penn State's School of Forest Resources is looking for particpants for a research study on the potential impacts of Marcellus gas drilling on rural drinking water supplies.
Penn State's Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research offers insightful comments on the Marcellus wastewater issues published in the New York Times last week.
A new Penn State publication examines state tax collection data, specifically comparing Marcellus and non-Marcellus counties.
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission plays an important role in the regulating natural gas development. Learn more about the Commission's responsibilities
Natural Gas Task Forces have played an important role developing opportunities for local businesses, organizations, and citizens to learn about the industry. This article describes a 'Meet-and-Greet' organized by the Clinton County Natural Gas Task Force that provided the opportunity for the natural gas industry and local businesses to learn about each other.
A general overview of the new estate tax and gift law for 2011 and 2012.
The Heinz Endowments recently awarded a team of Penn State researchers a $412,000, three-year, grant to identify and mitigate the effects of Marcellus Shale natural gas exploration and development on the forest ecosystem.
Penn State Extension provides a page on the Natural Gas website -- "Got Marcellus Questions?" -- for people to ask questions directly of educators and faculty involved in Marcellus Shale Education. The most frequently asked questions relate to the leasing process -- current lease rates, the leasing process, how to get information about leases nearby, and so on. Here we provide some information for landowners seeking to lease their land.
Two McKean County High School teams debate the gas drilling issue