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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Moratorium On More Gas Drilling On State Land Goes To House

House panel OKs moratorium on leasing more state land

Lock Haven Express Moratorium

HARRISBURG - With nearly half of Pennsylvania forest land already under lease to companies drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale, the House Appropriations Committee on Monday voted 26-8 to put a five-year moratorium on leasing more state land to exploration companies.

The legislation now goes to the full House for consideration.

House Bill 2235 was written by state Rep. Greg Vitali, D-Delaware, and co-sponsored by about three dozen lawmakers, including state Rep. Mike Hanna, D-Lock Haven.

The bill would require the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to monitor and assess the impact of the leases granted for the purposes of natural gas exploration, drilling or production on state forest lands that took effect prior to and during the proposed moratorium and continue to monitor and assess after the moratorium expires. It would then report those findings to the General Assembly and the governor. More...

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