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Gas Drilling in the Marcellus Shale Means More Traffic for Class Is Short Lines.
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An editorial from Progressive Railroading.com documenting the boom in railroad traffic across the Marcellus Shale region.
Half of Those Surveyed Say They are Worse Off; Shale may be Salvation.
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A news article from the Williamsport Sun Gazette reporting on a survey of the economic outlook for local business owners and community members in the Marcellus Shale Region.
Natural Gas Could Fuel Job Boom.
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A news article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about revitalization of a railyard and surrounding businesses due to Marcellus Shale drilling in the region.
Pennsylvania Stories. (Video)
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A short video clip from Pikrite company about increased sales of water trucks and equipment and new jobs created due to the drilling boom.
Pennsylvania Stories. (Video)
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A short video clip from the president of Arnold Pontiac-GMC about the economic benefits of drilling to his company.
Pennsylvania Stories. (Video)
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A short video clip from Laurel Aggregates discussing how drilling activity in the region has increased their sales of limestone.
What They're Saying: Marcellus Shale “A Wonderful Thing” Creating Tens-of-Thousands of “Family-Sustaining Jobs”
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A summary of local newspaper articles on the benefits of Marcellus Shale to small local and family-run businesses. Prepared by the Marcellus Shale Coalition.
Natural Gas Booms Brings Riches to a Rural Pennsylvania Town.
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A news article from Reuters discussing how natural gas drilling has brought more business to Wellsboro.