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Response to badtoworse (Reply #18)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 10:59 PM

22. I'm not raising a different issue.

While I recognize that individual property owners may do as they please, 700,000 acres of State Forest has been leased to drilling companies. (Some of that, I believe, had been leased under Rendell.) State Forest is public property that should not be handed over to drillers without the approval of the citizens of PA, imo. State Parks, too, are considered fair game in the fracking frenzy, and even the Fish and Boat Commission has joined the act and is planning to lease portions of PA waterways to drillers. I'm rushed and tired, so I pulled a link to a 2011 article. but I have no doubt even more public acreage has been gifted to the drillers, without referendum, since then.

http://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/tag/department-of-conservation-and-natural-resources/page/2/


In addition, local municipalities are no longer allowed to zone out gas drilling operations under recently passed legislation. Communities must accept drilling or be damned.


It is quite obvious you are unfamiliar with what is going on here in PA.

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