On May 25th the Pennsylvania House environmental committee passed crucial legislation to protect our rivers and streams from dangerous gas drilling.
This proposal, HB 2213, does several important things, including:
Gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale has already caused countless problems for residents throughout Pennsylvania, such as: Poisoning drinking water, polluting air, and contaminating our rivers and streams, to name a few. With HB 2213, we can stop much of the damage caused by gas drilling.
We’re not completely out of the woods yet, though — the legislation now must pass in the full state House.
Above info courtesy of PennEnvironment: http://www.pennenvironment.org/