Monday, November 29, 2010

Marcellus News for Pennsylvania, Nov 29

94-year-old Bernice Price of Montrose, PA leased her property to drillers for a song, but her grandchildren who shared ownership knew nothing about the deal with Chesapeake, who never got their consent.

The American Law Daily discusses the legal ramification of drilling. leases, environmental impacts and opposition.

The influx of out-of state drill workers is increasing the ranks of hunters in Pennsylvania. Wait a minute, I thought those jobs would be created for Pennsylvanians...silly me.

The Brockway Borough Municipal Authority in Jefferson Co. has filed suit against Flatirons Development, aiming to stop construction of drilling operations until Flatirons shows that water supplies are protected.

AlterNet alleges that drillers in the Keystone State have been dumping cuttings containing radioactive minerals in New York.

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