FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2010 file photo, Gov. Ed Rendell displays a signed executive order at Penn Treaty Park in Philadelphia to prevent any further leasing of state forest land for Marcellus Shale ... more 
FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2010 file photo, Gov. Ed Rendell displays a signed executive order at Penn Treaty Park in Philadelphia to prevent any further leasing of state forest land for Marcellus Shale drilling. The Republicans' big Election Day victories in Pennsylvania and on Capitol Hill could mean an early Christmas for the drilling companies that are rushing to exploit the Marcellus Shale, one of the biggest known natural gas deposits in the nation. Republican Gov.-elect Tom Corbett is a lot friendlier to the industry than outgoing Democrat Ed Rendell. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Matt Rourke, File
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 9:46 PM EST