According to the Times-Tribune: “A new Penn State study of the economic impacts of the Marcellus Shale has found that Pennsylvania natural gas development in 2009 created roughly half the jobs and economic activity reported in earlier, industry-financed studies.” The researchers “found that “a significant portion” of the money left the community where the land [...]
America has come to a crossroads with regard to energy. Should we rely heavily on natural gas? Or should we use natural gas as a bridge fuel to alternative forms of power such as wind, nuclear and solar. These questions have serious long-term implications for every consumer of energy in the U.S.