Friday, April 10, 2009

"Pennsylvania has to get this right."

Senate Majority Policy Committee Holds Public Hearing on Marcellus Shale Gas Reserves

According to the Williamsport Online Newspaper, the hearing, led by Committee Chairman John Pippy (R-37) and Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), included discussion with local government officials, industry representatives, environmental organizations and other experts.
“It’s been well established that the natural gas within the Marcellus Shale region provides an extraordinary - even historic — opportunity for energy and economic development,” said Pippy. “The next, critical phase is to develop an approach that takes advantage of this opportunity and addresses the challenges that come with it. Pennsylvania has to get this right.

NOTE: Video of the hearing will be available on the Senate Majority Policy Committee website, or on Senator Yaw’s website,

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