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Corbett: Pay no attention to that Marcellus behind the curtain

By at January 10, 2012 | 7:00 am | 1 Comments

Corbett: Pay no attention to that Marcellus behind the curtain

If there’s one overriding trait to be attributed to Pennsylvania’s governor, it is consistency – especially in maintaining his promise not to impede Marcellus shale developers. In his new budget proposal, Gov. Tom Corbett has cut the allocation for the Department of Environmental Protection, which normally is charged with reviewing and granting permits that should, […]

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Pennsylvania’s New Jobs Czar Fought Enviro Regs for Years

By at April 15, 2011 | 10:24 am | 3 Comments

Pennsylvania’s New Jobs Czar Fought Enviro Regs for Years

For years C. Alan Walker, a coal industry mogul and wealthy donor to Pennsylvania’s Republican Party, clashed with environmental officials who tried to regulate his companies. He described them as “vindictive,” “out of control” and “the most dangerous thing” affecting the country’s welfa

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