FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
State Rep. Mike Sturla
Chairman, Democratic Policy Committee
State Rep. Eugene DePasquale
Democratic Policy Committee to hold public hearing
on Marcellus Shale issues Thursday in York
HARRISBURG, April 26 – House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today that the committee will hold a public hearing on issues related to Marcellus Shale drilling from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 at HACC's York Campus, Cvtech Building, Glatfelter Community Room, 2010 Pennsylvania Ave., York.
State Rep. Eugene DePasquale, D-York, who requested the hearing, will serve as its co-chairman. The current hearing agenda is:
Ø John Quigley, former secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Ø Elam Herr, assistant executive director, Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
Ø Sharon Ward, director, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center
Ø Erika Staaf, clean water advocate, PennEnvironment
Ø Nathan Sooy, Harrisburg campaign coordinator, Clean Water Action
Ø Tom Au, conservation chairman, Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter
Ø Nowell Smith, member, SEIU Local 668
The hearing is open to the public and media coverage is invited.