Gas news at a glance
April 28, 2011 —
Overview of PA law on municipalities and drilling available
Damascus Citizens for Sustainability (DCS) has obtained an overview of current Pennsylvania law related to local ordinances and gas drilling to aid citizens of the Commonwealth in their efforts to protect communities from potential impacts. The document was prepared by PA municipal law expert Jordan Yeager and is a legal memorandum intended to facilitate PA municipalities in drafting zoning ordinances. See the document at www.damascuscitizens.org/PA-TOWNS_LEGAL-ADVICE.pdf. An art auction is currently underway to benefit DCS’s legal fund. Works contributed by 40 artists can be seen and bid on at www.ebay.com under DCS Art Auction Benefit. The auction concludes on May 1 at 9 p.m.
Gas Drilling Awareness Walk slated for May 7
A walk to raise awareness of gas drilling and its potential impacts has been scheduled for May 7, beginning at 1 p.m. in Honesdale’s Central Park. Participants are asked to wear a blue ribbon to honor the importance of clean water.
PFBC announces hotline for suspected pollution incidents