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Marcellus Shale Lease Guide

This guide from the Pennsylvania Environmental Council is intended for Pennsylvania residents who are considering leasing or have decided to lease their property to Marcellus Shale for gas exploration. The guide will help this audience negotiate for environmental protections in any lease they do sign with Marcellus Shale. It also contains recommendations for other tools and resources that landowners may find useful before and during the negotiation process. (PDF, 4211 KB)

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