Editorial: Don't stifle the shale boom

The shale-gas boom is an important economic opportunity for Pennsylvania that it can't afford to squander, declares the Scranton Times-Tribune's editorial board. Safety concerns shouldn't be dismissed, but neither should they stop the region exploiting its newfound resources, they argue. "If there is a single phrase that has emerged from the substantial debate over the gas industry, it is 'do it, but do it right,'" the editorial argues.

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