10/26/2010

Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell today will sign an executive order imposing a moratorium on new natural gas drilling in state forests, according to state officials. The state has become a hot spot for industry activity because of the Marcellus Shale. The moratorium does not cover projects already in progress, said Christina Novak, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

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