Second Suit Filed to Stop Drilling in PA State Parks

A lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s executive order lifting oil and gas development in state parks and forests was filed last week by The Delaware Riverkeeper Network. This is the second suit aimed at stopping oil and gas development on public lands, but the first to directly challenge Corbett’s order. From StateImpact Pennsylvania: The… More »

Corbett’s Poll Numbers Suffer Due to Natural Gas Policies

A recently released poll shows that the majority of Pennsylvania voters support oil and gas development, but disapprove of Governor Tom Corbett’ s handling of these issues. The Pennsylvania Inquirer reports that “The survey, conducted this spring, found 54 percent of Pennsylvanians support extracting natural gas from their state, compared with just 29 percent of… More »