Pa. AG Candidate's Enviro Goals May Meet Partisan Roadblocks

Law360, Philadelphia (October 18, 2012, 6:47 PM EDT) -- In the wide-open race for the Pennsylvania attorney general's office, Democratic nominee Kathleen Kane has pushed for more vigorous enforcement of environmental statutes, but attorneys say the need to work with the state's Republican-controlled Department of Environmental Protection would likely curtail her ability to punish rogue frackers and other environmental criminals if she's elected.

Last week, Pennsylvania GOP Chairman Rob Gleason slammed Kane — who is running to replace outgoing Republican Attorney General Linda Kelly — claiming the candidate has publicly spoken out against Marcellus Shale...
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