FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
State Rep. Mike Sturla
Chairman, Democratic Policy Committee
State Rep. Ron Waters
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.