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Welcome back, now kill the bill!

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By Nadia Steinzor

January 18, 2012

Yesterday, Pennsylvania state legislators returned to Harrisburg after a long winter break—and were given a resounding welcome from nearly 200 residents and representatives of environmental and citizens organizations. The rally in the Capitol Rotunda sent a loud and clear message to kick off the 2012 legislative session: Kill the Bill that would allow gas operators to do what they please in communities—local rights and protections for people and property be damned.

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Tagged with: marcellus shale, pennsylvania, municipalities, local government, zoning, severance tax


A new day begins for fracking in the Empire State

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By Nadia Steinzor

January 12, 2012

It’s meant to be encouraging to say that every night brings a new dawn. But today, officials with New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) probably wished they could stay in bed, safely hidden by darkness. Instead, as the public comment period on the guidelines for developing natural gas from Marcellus and Utica shale ended, they awoke to confront an astounding number of letters (early estimate: 40,000) and reams of supporting documentation—all awaiting their review and analysis.

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Tagged with: fracking, marcellus shale, health and toxics, new york, public comments, sgeis


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