December 2009 - This month join Senator Gene Yaw and his guest and colleague
Senator Mary Jo White, Chair of the Senate Environmental Resources and Energy
Committee, for a behind-the-scenes tour of a working Marcellus Shale drilling
site in Lycoming County.
November 2009 - This month's program features an intensive training exercise
to help emergency responders prepare for an accident at a gas drilling site. The
event was the result of months of planning by the Lycoming County Community Gas
Drilling Task Force's Public Safety Subcommittee and Range Resources, a Texas
based gas exploration company.
Click above to see more photos of a local well
US Dept. of Energy Rates - Study by the US Department of Energy that shows
the trend of Natural Gas Consumption in the US and estimates future supply and demand.
Oil and Gas Tax Rates - A compilation of tax rates by the National
Conference of State Legislatures that affect the Oil and Natural Gas Industry as of 2008.
Baen Research Paper - A research paper written by John Baen, Ph.D., from the
University of North Texas comparing the growth of the Barnett Shale in the
Dallas/Fort Worth area and the beginnings of development in the Marcellus Shale region of Appalachia.
Economic Impacts - A study done by Penn State regarding the possible
Economic Impacts the development Marcellus Shale could have on our region.
Forest Land Owners - Educational brochure done by the Penn State Cooperative
Extension for land owners in Pennsylvania and the impacts drilling could have on their properties.
Gas Drilling and Private Water Supply - Educational brochure done by the
Penn State Cooperative Extension for people who use a private water supply to
inform residents on what to expect with their water and, if necessary, how to safeguard themselves.
What Local Governments Need to Know - An informational packet to help local
government officials cope with the potential impacts gas drilling could have on
their counties, municipalities and school districts that range from infrastructure to economic growth/benefits.
Municipality Checklist - A checklist for municipalities to best prepare themselves for gas drilling.
PA Economy League Impact - A study by the Pennsylvania Economy League
regarding the potential economic impacts within the Commonwealth.
PA Gas Leasing - A guide put together by the Penn State Cooperative
Extension to assist landowners when they are approached about signing a gas lease with a company for natural gas exploration.
Posting Bonding - Current Posting and Bonding procedures and limitations for
counties and municipalities within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Potential Economic Impacts - A short analysis of the economies involved with
drilling for natural gas in Pennsylvania by the Penn State Cooperative Extension.
Sample Gas Lease - A SAMPLE of a typical gas lease used by developers within
the Marcellus Shale. It is recommended to seek legal counsel when asked to sign any binding agreement.
Natural Gas Summit – A presentation Senator Yaw put together focusing on
legislation affecting the development of the Marcellus Shale within Pennsylvania.
July 22, 2011 - Marcellus Shale
Commission Issues Final Report |
In case you missed it, Triad
Strategies Network featured a Q and A with State Senator Gene Yaw.
Senator Yaw discusses how the Marcellus Shale industry is impacting
employment and housing in rural Pennsylvania. Check it out
March 31, 2011 - Presentation given by Senator Yaw to the National
Association of Royalty Owners.
January 26, 2011 - Senate Majority Policy Committee hearing on the local
impact of Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling.
November 18, 2010 - Senate Panel Hears Testimony on Economic Impact of
Marcellus Shale Drilling
November 18, 2010 - Public Hearing on Impact of Marcellus Shale
Drilling on Employment Opportunities
October 29, 2010 - Amendment Fixes "Unfair" Law
(Scranton Channel 16 WNEP news release)
WNEP Video - (Scranton Channel 16 WNEP)
January 27, 2010 -
Public hearing on Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Wastewater Treatment