June 9, 2011: Marcellus Shale


DEP Secretary Michael Krancer testifies before the House Democratic Policy Committee at a hearing in Philadelphia on the Marcellus Shale industry.

DEP Secretary Michael Krancer testifies before the House Democratic Policy Committee at a hearing in Philadelphia on the Marcellus Shale industry.

Lawmakers from across the state attended a public hearing in Philadelphia on Pennsylvania's burgeoning natural gas industry.

Lawmakers from across the state attended a public hearing in Philadelphia on Pennsylvania's burgeoning natural gas industry.


Rep. Scott Conklin, D-Centre, asks a question regarding the effects drilling is having on Pennsylvania's water supply.

Rep. Scott Conklin, D-Centre, asks a question regarding the effects drilling is having on Pennsylvania's water supply.

Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, left, and hearing co-chair Rep. Ron Waters, D-Delaware/Phila. discuss the topic before the start of the hearing.

Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, left, and hearing co-chair Rep. Ron Waters, D-Delaware/Phila. discuss the topic before the start of the hearing.