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Seeing beyond the Marcellus Shale employment numbers

November 15, 2013

State Department of Labor and Industry reports that the Marcellus Shale natural gas industry supports more than 200,000 jobs. That’s the ad that Gov....

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Nov-20-13 3:34 PM

Pinecr- they have drilled and fracked in my area and yes, while it was going on it was loud, dirty, and many, many trucks, but now, all is good, everything was put back to the way it was and the gas is flowing, really no problems and we have plenty of deer. Just not understanding the animosity towards and industry that is so regulated they cant sneeze without an inspection from some gov't agency.

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Nov-20-13 10:54 AM

Unfounded employment numbers, rough roads, ******** in loud trucks, terrible truck traffic, loud compressor stations, killing all of the deer, and soon to be polluted water and air...well that just about covers what the gas industry has done to the areas where they are drilling.

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Nov-19-13 3:09 PM

Rick424-since you seem to have a problem with the development of the 8th largest gas find in the world, why don't you tell us what your problem is with it, the development that is Rick.

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Nov-19-13 11:23 AM

Those darn gas drillers, how dare them pay 50,000.00 for every hole they drill. We should throw them out of here and tell them to send their money elsewhere!

Give it up, it has had a positive impact, how the heck can you sit there and try to deny that?

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Nov-15-13 10:00 AM

"What a surprise, we hear from "I got mine screw the rest of you"." - Bobbie2

*'s a "new libertarian world", according to some folks.

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Nov-15-13 7:34 AM

Your editorial, as your past editorials praising the industry, are not convincing me. Keep trying as I am sure you will, on a weekly basis.

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