View Full Version : Towne: Solutions with Hydraulic Fracturing or “Fracking”

08-23-2010, 02:21 PM
This is an under-reported hot topic in Jakes neck of the woods...


One of the most important issues for Pennsylvania and our district is the development of the Marcellus Shale Gas formation. The Marcellus formation has the potential to provide for the nation’s natural gas needs for a decade or more, not to mention provide a tremendous economic boom in our state. (1) From my travels in the district, the public is not yet highly aware of the full impact of what could easily become a curse instead of a blessing...

08-23-2010, 07:47 PM
Interesting. I just started a job highly dependent on the gas energy industry so I found this as a interesting primer on a hot topic in the industry that I'm going to have to get familiar with.