May 12, 2011: Marcellus Shale


Hearing co-chair, Rep. Steve Samuelson, asks a follow up question regarding a plan in the state House to tax Marcellus Shale extraction in the Commonwealth.

Hearing co-chair, Rep. Steve Samuelson, asks a follow up question regarding a plan in the state House to tax Marcellus Shale extraction in the Commonwealth.

Several members of the House Democratic Policy Committee attended a hearing on Marcellus Shale issues in Bethlehem, Pa.

Several members of the House Democratic Policy Committee attended a hearing on Marcellus Shale issues in Bethlehem, Pa.


A panel of community advocates testified before the HDPC on the role of the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania.

A panel of community advocates testified before the HDPC on the role of the natural gas industry in Pennsylvania.

The Policy Committee has traveled the state examining important issues in Pennsylvania; Marcellus Shale is a topic that has caught the public’s attention.

The Policy Committee has traveled the state examining important issues in Pennsylvania; Marcellus Shale is a topic that has caught the public’s attention.