June 15, 2010

Rep. David Levdansky (D-Allegheny) joins other legislators and environmental groups at a press conference today to talk about the need to adopt a natural gas production severance tax to fund environmental programs, urge passage of a moratorium on further leasing of State Forest land for drilling and to express their support for updated drilling regulations to protect water quality.
Here are videos of three of the speakers--
Jan Jarrett, President & CEO of PennFuture
Don Welsh, President & CEO of PA Environmental Council
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Disagreements Delay Proposed Marcellus Shale Gas Tax
Sen. Ferlo Wants Moratorium On Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling