Local Natural Gas Newsletter June Edition Now Available

Potter County Today

The June edition of Marcellus Shale/Natural Gas Monthly Roundup, a newletter produced by the Potter County Natural Gas Task Force, is now available. Copies can be accessed on the county’s website here. Those who would like a hard copy should contact Commissioner Paul Heimel at 814-274-8290, Ext. 203, or pheimel@pottercountypa.net.

Here’s a summary of the June edition content:

Economic Developments: Shale Gas Production Could Change World Economics; Shell Buys Into Local Gas Market By Acquiring East Resources; Potter County Local Governments Get $380,000 From Triana/Hanley Deal; Penn Virginia Adds 10,000 Acres In Region; Record Job Growth Attributed To Gas Industry.

Educational Developments: Potter County Education Council And Cooperative Extension Team For Local Gas Job Training; Help Available For Businesses To Connect With Gas Companies; Webinars Scheduled On Gas Issues.

Environmental Developments: Genesee Watershed Association Recruiting Volunteers; Strong Water Discharge Regulations Facing June 17 Vote; Federal Government Studying Hydrofracturing Fluid; Audubon Story Raises Concern Over Drilling’s Impact.

Misc. Developments: Several Major Pipeline Projects Planned; Gas Well Emergency Response Training Planned; Property Owners Should Know Their Rights; Clearfield County Gas Well Blowout Investigated; Tanker Servicing Gas Well Spills In Potter County.

July Meeting Preview: Gas Drilling On State Forest Land Focus Of July 13 Task Force Meeting; DCNR Secretary John Quigley Frames Issues With State Forest/Park Acreage And Gas Drilling.

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