Pashinski to host Policy Committee hearing on Marcellus Shale Severance Tax Monday in Wilkes Barre
WILKES-BARRE, April 27 – State Rep. Eddie Day Pashinski, D-Luzerne, announced today that he will host a House Democratic Policy Committee hearing on the impacts of implementing a potential Marcellus Shale severance tax in Pennsylvania.
The hearing will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 1 at Wilkes University in the Henry Student Center Ballroom, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre.
The current agenda is:
2:00 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
2:10 p.m. Panel of State Officials:
- Dennis Davin, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
- Scott Perry, Deputy Secretary for Oil and Gas, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
2:50 p.m. Marleen Troy, Professor of Environmental Engineering, Wilkes
3:20 p.m. Marc Stier, Director, Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center
3:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
The hearing is open to the public and the media is invited to attend.