Measure Halting Implementation Of Fracking Standards Goes To Pennsylvania House
(May 4, 2016, 2:16 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania House Committee approved a resolution that would block the implementation of regulations on the oil and gas industry pertaining to hydraulically fractured wells, a source told Mealey Publications on May 4. The resolution now moves to the full House of Representatives for a vote when the House session resumes May 16, the source said.
(Resolution available. Document #94-160510-020L.)
The Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources & Energy Committee, by a 19-8 vote that was largely along party lines, approved the resolution. The...