News conference to urge support for drilling regulations and disapproval of Quigley resignation

HARRISBURG, June 2 – State Rep. Greg Vitali, along with a coalition of legislators and environmental and other interest groups, will hold a Capitol news conference Monday to urge Governor Wolf to support proposed natural gas drilling regulations (Chapter 78 surface regulations), and to express disapproval of the forced resignation of DEP Secretary John Quigley.

These drilling regulations have been strongly opposed by the conventional drilling industry and Quigley was a strong advocate for the regulations.

The news conference will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 6 in the Capitol Media Center.

Media coverage is invited.

The news conference will be streamed live at The stream will start shortly before the news conference begins.