Thursday, November 3, 2011

Top 2 Environmental Stories in PA & NJ - Nov 3 2011

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In Pennsylvania

Top Democrat finds shale fee bill “weak”
PA House Republicans on Wednesday voted a measure out of committee that would impose a local impact fee on natural gas drilling and establish new state regulations on the growing industry. Rep. Phyllis Mundy of Luzerne County, the committee's ranking Democrat, was not impressed AP   Pittsburgh Tribune

DEP secretary calls Marcellus Shale 'a blessing under our feet' The state's top environmental enforcement official said some of the concerns raised about hydraulic fracturing and gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale leave him shaking his head Erie-Times

In New Jersey

North Jersey hospitals seeing rush of patients
The freak October snowstorm and the long, cold days without power and heat that followed have sent scores of injured or sick residents to hospitals The Record
> Most customers to have power by midnight
> Di Ionno: Trees chopped, power slowly restored

Despite fears of a crash, solar sector remains hot
State fields 700 installation applications a month, even as solar certificates lose half their value NJ Spotlight 

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