Considering the Impact | WVIA

Considering the Impact

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Development of the Marcellus Shale Formation has changed the landscape of Pennsylvania, both physically and economically, but how has this influx of cash and workers impacted our communities?  Next, we take a closer look at the numbers coming out of Northern Tier boomtowns.

 

See more of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center’s work at:

pennbpc.org

Visit the Multistate Shale Research Collaborative at:

multistateshale.org

Read the report:

“The Shale Tipping Point, The relationship of Drilling to Crime, Traffic Fatalities, STDs, and Rents in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio"

Additional community based Marcellus research has been conducted by the Institute for Public Policy and Economic Development.  Find it here:

institutepa.org/MarcellusShale.html

 

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