Shareholders voice concerns on fracking, but lack...
Shareholders at some of the country’s largest energy companies have introduced resolutions that take aim at the controversial process responsible for extracting the lucrative natural gas tucked inside the Marcellus Shale formation. Read more from Erich Schwartzel @ http://bit.ly/jAyK47
I never figured when I took the job on the planning commission that I’d be...– Planning Commission member Kevin Smay Read more from Gas, oil drilling ordinance OK’d in Collier @ http://bit.ly/ld283a
The state Department of Health can offer some assistance to concerned residents...– Dr. Stephen Ostroff recounted that several weeks before a resident found out from a drilling company that well water was contaminated, the person became extremely ill. The person’s hair began to fall out, and there were speech and balance issues, according to the letter. Read more from PG...
We’re calling on Pennsylvania to designate areas around schools, hospitals...– Erika Staff, of PennEnvironment’s Research and Policy Center. Read more @ http://bit.ly/kuHkDY
Shale news of the day: May 4
At last night’s Allegheny County executive candidate debate, Democratic county Controller Mark Patrick Flaherty drew criticism for his proposal to form public-private partnerships with Marcellus Shale gas drillers. Former county council president Rich Fitzgerald said that plan would put “tax dollars at risk.” With state and federal officials still investigating last month’s Bradford County...