Marcellus Shale


  • Three Bills to Protect Pennsylvanians and Create Pennsylvania Jobs

    Earlier this week I reintroduced three bills designed to protect Pennsylvanians and create Pennsylvania jobs. All of these bills relate to the natural gas rush the Commonwealth is experiencing. These bills would increase disclosure and regulation of chemicals that could enter Pennsylvania's drinking water sup... … 

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  • Reducing Repeat Offenders

    My last stop on Tuesday was to Coudersport in Potter County, where I announced that funds for a pilot program to reduce prison recidivism that I had sponsored had passed through committee. This program, which I sponsored throughout the committee process, will find ways to reduce the numbers of repeat offenders that... … 

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  • An Afternoon in Tionesta

    Monday afternoon I visited Tionesta to meet with the Commissioners and other local representatives about The Secure Rural Schools and Communities Self-Determination Act and Marcellus Shale. I explained that although Marcellus Shale has the potential to create many jobs for our state, our history shows that we must... … 

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