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Marcellus Shale Examiner

If you are interested in receiving the DEP e-newsletter you can register now for the Marcellus Shale Examiner. This weekly e-newsletter will chronicle the latest news on Marcellus Shale activities, including:
  • How county and local governments and emergency responders are handling the drilling rush taking place in their backyards;
  • How state agencies are working to protect Pennsylvania's natural resources and keep communities safe;
  • How the public and landowners are responding to pressures to lease their land or tracts in their neighborhoods for drilling;
  • How drilling companies operating in Pennsylvania have received billions of dollars from foreign nations and large multinational corporations that are anxious to get a piece of the action; and
  • How state officials are addressing the issues associated with drilling.
Whether you are a citizen, public official, business leader, environmentalist or emergency responder, it's important that you understand the impact drilling into the Marcellus Shale has on our communities today and what it will mean for our state tomorrow.