November 10, 2011

Shale Leases Not a Fix for State Budgets

John Quigley, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Pennsylvania has a historic opportunity to endow investments that will protect our environment, grow our economy and communities, enhance our quality of life and strengthen the state budget all at the same time. . .

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