Pennsylvania to Drill for Gas on Campuses!

EDINBORO — Gov. Tom Corbett told the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees that the state’s universities could ease their financial woes by tapping into Marcellus shale deposits beneath their campuses.

Speaking at Edinboro University during his first visit to northwestern Pennsylvania since taking office, Corbett said six campuses in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education sit on the Marcellus shale formations now being tapped for natural gas.

Jed Clampett, a banker with experience in discovery of oil in West Virginia expressed skepticism.

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