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Backing Off Fracking



A proposed Senate bill would halt the issuance of permits for fracking and create a commission to analyze oil and gas drilling in Pennsylvania. 38th District Senator Jim Ferlo introduced Senate Bill 1100 which would establish a moratorium on issuing permits for hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania. Ferlo said his bill would not undo the 14,000 permits already issued. Senate Bill 1100 would also create a seven-person commission to analyze the agricultural, economic, environmental and social impacts of oil and gas drilling.

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Topics : EnvironmentPoliticsSocial Issues
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Locations : Pennsylvania
People : Jim Ferlo