State Rep. Mike Sturla

Chairman, Democratic Policy Committee

State Rep. Ron Waters


Hearing Co-Chairman




HDPC to hold hearing on Marcellus Shale issues Thursday in Phila.

DEP Secretary Michael Krancer to testify


PHILADELPHIA, June 6 House Democratic Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, today announced that the committee will hold a public hearing on issues related to Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale industry from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday in the National Constitution Center's F.M. Kirby Auditorium, 525 Arch St., Philadelphia.


State Rep. Ron Waters, D-Phila./Delaware, requested the hearing and will serve as co-chairman. The current agenda is:

         1:50 p.m. Karl Kyriss, president, Aqua Pennsylvania

         2:30 p.m. Jan Jarrett, president, PennFuture; Brady Russell, eastern PA director, Clean Water Action

         3:50 p.m. -- Closing remarks


The hearing is open to the public and media coverage is invited.