Marcellus Shale Drilling Could be Costly to Residents

by Don Gilliland

Natural gas drilling might not just be an environmental concern.

It might hit you in the pocketbook.

Communities and farmers are under mandates to reduce pollutants going into the Chesapeake Bay. The byproducts of drilling also are going into the bay but are largely unaccounted for.

The natural gas companies aren’t going to be held responsible for that. Farmers and communities will be, and they will have to spend more money to get rid of stuff they’re not producing.

In other words, it’s not your fault. But it might be your responsibility.

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  1. JR says:

    Give me a break!!! Yet, another stupHowid post about the troubles of drilling. How about something positive, like the 50,000 a year paycheck im getting from it. Cant get that working at any of the crap lousy jobs that were already here.

  2. JG says:

    JR you can work at Japan’s nuclear plant for 4000 dollars a day. Is it worth it? Same with gas drilling the hazards aren’t worth it. You’re blinded by greed!!

  3. nidguh says:

    There are always going to be people complaining about the drilling no matter what. Nobody in this world will ever just be happy!!! I can’t wait till something else “new” comes around so people will have something else to run their mouthes about!!! Give me a break!

  4. Andy says:

    Hey the cigarette companies will pay you $50k a year too, does that mean we should all take up smoking?

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