Babst Calland: Allegheny County Council Rejects Proposal To Ban Drilling In County Parks

Babst Calland: Allegheny County Council Rejects Proposal To Ban Drilling In County Parks


By Matthew L. Lambach

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Allegheny County Council rejected a proposed three-year moratorium on natural gas drilling within county parks.  The measure failed 2-9, with four council members abstaining because of conflicts of interest.  The bill was originally proposed by Barbara Daly Danko, D-Regent Square, in September.

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