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Marcellus Shale cities, entwined with gas, are among latest to join fossil fuels divestment push

From where State College, Pa., sits -- in the crook of the Marcellus Shale's elbow -- it's impossible to avoid the economic ripples of natural gas drilling. But that hasn't stopped the town's mayor from coming out against fossil fuels. Last week, Mayor Elizabeth Goreham joined mayors and city councils from nine other cities to call for fossil fuel divestment: withdrawing, or withholding, any public investment in the top 200 companies that produce coal, oil or natural gas.

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