shale crescent

shale crescent

[′shāl ‚kres·ənt]
(geology)
A crescent formed by the filling of a ripple-mark trough by shale.
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"Much of the work of restoring the economy in these areas has to begin with the people who live there," says Greg Kozera, director of marketing for Shale Crescent USA, a nonprofit, nonpolitical group of business and community leaders from Ohio and West Virginia.
For example, Shale Crescent USA is making sure that the petrochemical, glass, and other industries know about the advantages the Mid-Ohio Valley provides as a place to grow or relocate.
Leaders in southeast Ohio recognize this value, recently launching a campaign called "Shale Crescent USA" to attract manufacturers to the region with the area's easy access to natural gas.