Committee Approves Marcellus Bill; Tensions Remain

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (second from left) was the only member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to attend Monday's Marcellus Shale hearing, but he was joined by U.S. Reps. Nick Rahall, Shelley Moore Capito and David McKinley.

In a meeting Wednesday the Joint Select Committee on Marcellus Shale moved that the Marcellus regulation bill be moved from committee back to the House and Senate. The bill passed out with nearly unanimous support of the committee members.

Read more HERE – The State Journal

Read more HERE – The Charleston Gazette

Marcellus Bill Passes Committee (VIDEO)

(Click on link above to hear Senator Karen Facemyer,  Delegate Tim Manchin, and video from a surface owner rights advocates)

 

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