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Casey Announces $4.9 Million for Westmoreland County Community College for Natural Gas Job Training.
News article about Senator Casey's new ideas for college funding for natural gas classes.
Casey, House Members Introduce Companion Bills to Protect Drinking Water from Natural Gas Fracking.
Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey's Statement for the Record on the Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals (FRAC) Act. This bill was introduced to the Senate in June 2009.
Focus on Pennsylvania: Senators’ Tour of Natural Gas Drilling Site in PA.
A video clip in which Senator Mary Jo White and Senator Gene Yaw tour a Chief Oil and Gas well in Lycoming County, PA.
Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling's Impact on Philadelphia.
A report from Philadelphia City Council's Joint Committees on Transportation and Public Utilities and the Environment.
Natural Gas Production from the Marcellus Shale.
2008 Issue Brief from Pennsylvania's Senate Policy Development and Research Office.
Pennsylvania Stories.
A short video clip from Lycoming County's Town Commissioner about the benefits drilling brings to local communities and business owners.
To Drill, or Not to Drill: State Legislature Tries to Balance Environmental Issues and Need for Natural Gas.
A news article and video clip from the Delaware County Times about the issues surrounding natural gas drilling in state forests.
Twenty-one House Members Encourage the IRRC to Approve Revisions to Marcellus Wastewater, Stream Buffer Regulations.
A press release from Representative Greg Vitali's office discussing his view on revisions needed for streambuffer regulations along exceptional value and high quality waters, and wastewater treatment and discharge standards.