Out West, campus gas wells proposed i...

Out West, campus gas wells proposed in Pa. not new

There are 2 comments on the GoErie story from May 29, 2011, titled Out West, campus gas wells proposed in Pa. not new. In it, GoErie reports that:

The reactions ranged from startled to silly. Was Gov. Tom Corbett serious when he said in April that state college campuses situated over the Marcellus shale could be opened to natural gas drilling? Environmentalists conjured images of dirty, dangerous drill rigs sprawling across campus quadrangles.

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#1 May 30, 2011

Robert Myers, director of environmental studies and a professor of English at Lock Haven University

“The unfortunate reality is that these are tough economic times. We have a budget hole of $4.1 billion,” Cawley said.


Robert Myers

Left alone, he said, that hole would grow to $23 billion by 2015, so tough choices were made. He said the budget process includes appropriations hearings and members of the General Assembly will have suggestions on priorities and allocating dollars.


Robert Myers

But, he said, for the first time in recent history the state budget will go down, not up, if it passes.


Robert Myers

“I think the good news for the people of Pennsylvania is that the gravy train of reckless spending has pulled into the station,” he said.

Read more: http://www.centredaily.com/2011/03/23/v-print...

Beaver Falls, PA

#3 Jun 5, 2011
I am a card carrying member of the Broken Record Union Local #1. Please pay no attention to my anti-union rhetoric.(See how annoying one poster who beats the same dead horse gets on your nerves!!)

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