Pennsylvania

Energy. Environment. Economy.

“Marcellus Shale County Aims for Long-Term Gain”

The New York Times takes a look at how Williamsport strives to become a natural gas hub and keep the shale dollars flowing.


A gas boom has brought companies and workers into parts of Pennsylvania that lie atop the Marcellus Shale formation, a rich source of both natural gas and controversy. The common economic criticism of the drilling industry is that it booms and then busts, generating few local jobs and leaving little lasting economic benefit.
But Lycoming County, in the north-central part of the state, is trying to change that.

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