Oilman’s Best Friend

Click to embiggen. Cross-posted at The Clarion Call.

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett will soon sign a so-called “compromise” bill on Marcellus Shale drilling. While on the surface the bill seems to impose much-needed regulation and taxes on gas drillers in the state, the it imposes the lowest fines and the weakest environmental regulations in the nation, while giving drillers special status and stripping local communities of control.

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