Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett
Governor Corbett Speaking on Marcellus Shale Proposal

The Way Forward: Governor Corbett Signs Historic Marcellus Shale Law


On February 14, 2012 Governor Corbett signed into law a comprehensive, safe plan for Marcellus Shale development. By enacting this new law, Pennsylvania moves closer to becoming the national leader in energy innovation and development. Our natural resources can help power future generations, as well as provide Pennsylvanians with opportunity and prosperity. This plan for Marcellus Shale development will help foster a climate for job creation, protect the public, enhance our natural resources, and secure our energy independence.

JOBS FOR PENNSYLVANIANS

The natural gas industry, while relatively new in Pennsylvania, has the potential to be a driving force in the Commonwealth's economy for years to come. Learn More

PROTECTING PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY

Extracting these resources must be done in an environmentally safe manner. Learn More

ENHANCING & PROTECTING OUR NATURAL RESOURCES

We will ensure that future generations will be able to experience the natural wonders that make Pennsylvania such a beautiful place to live and raise a family. Learn More

SECURING OUR ENERGY INDEPENDENCE

These resources also provide Pennsylvania with the opportunity to attain energy independence. Pennsylvania needs to harness these national gas technologies. Learn More