Industry Preps for Worst With New EPA Regs

PITTSBURGH – Addressing about 2,000 gas and oil industry leaders, Michael Krancer acknowledged that not everyone supports the fracking boom sweeping across Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

“We’ve got about 20 folks outside who don’t like what I do – and don’t like what you do,” said Krancer, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, as he spoke Thursday during the Developing Unconventional Gas East Conference and Exhibition.

As the 20 anti-fracking protesters converged outside the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, they chanted for Krancer to resign, noting they believe he and other Pennsylvania regulators are not properly overseeing the drilling industry. Krancer clearly disagreed, saying the Keystone State must promote energy development.

Read more at The Intelligencer.net. By Casey Junkins.

Photo credit: Rainforest Action Network (Creative Commons)

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