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What Are the Costs of Doing Business in the Marcellus Shale?

This segment is part of the series "Marcellus: The Economic Miracle" and originally aired on December 31, 1969

For this week's edition of "Marcellus: The Economic Miracle", Mark Laskow examines the cost structure of the Marcellus Shale, and dissects the various fines and impact fees that are imparted on those that capitalize on the vast Marcellus resources found in the State.  Who pays the fees?  Where does the revenue get distributed?  How is the collection process enforced? Mark talks with John Hanger, the former Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection, as well as Patrick Henderson, the inaugural Energy Executive for the State of Pennsylvania, about the costs involved with Marcellus, and how the industry has responded to these costs.

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How Does the Oil and Gas Industry Manage the Environmental Impact of Marcellus Drilling?

This segment is part of the series "Marcellus: The Economic Miracle" and originally aired on December 31, 1969

As part of American Entrepreneur Radio’s “Marcellus: The Economic Miracle” series devoted to the impact that the Marcellus Shale is having on the region, Ron talks with John Hanger, the Former Secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection, regarding the environmental impact that Marcellus activity has on the area. John discusses the practices and standards in place to ensure safe drilling, discusses what the industry is doing to ensure that these standards are being met, and outlines the penalties that result when the environment is damaged as part of the drilling process.

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Energy: Powering the Future - How Communities Can Thrive

This segment is part of the series "Energy: Powering the Future" and originally aired on December 31, 1969

As part of Energy: Powering the Future, American Entrepreneur Radio’s ongoing look at the economic impact of the energy industry in the United States, The American Entrepreneur, Ron Morris, examines the idea that communities built around the energy industry can thrive. He talks with John Hanger, the former head of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, about the economic impact that the energy industry has provided to the State’s communities, both from a residential and commercial standpoint.