Drilling Ban in State Parks Gets Gov. Tom Wolf Praise From Environmental Groups

January 29, 2015 www.pennlive.com
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Environmental and conservation groups tipped their caps and applauded Gov. Tom Wolf for his decision to restore a moratorium on new leases for oil and gas development in state parks and forests.

On Thursday, Wolf signed an executive order ending a short-lived effort by Gov. Tom Corbett to expand the extraction of natural gas from Pennsylvania’s public lands. A number of environmental groups were quick to issue statements praising…

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