Monday, April 25, 2011

W.Va. Gubernatorial Candidates Agree, Disagree On Marcellus Shale Issues

Marcellus Shale is a key topic of discussion on the campaign trail in West Virginia, as candidates seek votes in the May 14 Special Primary Election. The candidates are vying to be their respective party's gubernatorial nominee to fill the unexpired term held formerly by Joe Manchin. The candidates' views about Marcellus Shale regulation and taxes were the topics of an April 25 article written by the Associated Press. The candiates all agreee that Marcellus Shale production holds significant promise for the state and indicated that the resource should be developed. However, the candidates had differing views on associated regulatory and environmental matters. Click to read the article.