Corbett Admin Slams Rep.'s Inquiry On $75M Drilling Plans

Law360, Philadelphia (March 6, 2014, 3:56 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania state legislator who filed on Wednesday a right-to-know request about Gov. Tom Corbett’s $75 million plan to allow nonsurface drilling for gas in state parks and forests received on the same day a stony response from the governor’s top energy adviser.

Rep. Greg Vitali, D-Delaware, asked the state’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to release details including which parks and forests would be subject to drilling and which companies had expressed interest. The request followed a recent state budget hearing, at which Vitali...
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