Select Committee on Marcellus Shale Approves Bill

by Nicole Good on November 16, 2011

After months of hard work, the Select Committee on Marcellus Shale finished its draft bill today.  A voice vote approved its passage, with only Senator Karen Facemyre speaking in opposition.  The next step is for Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to call a special session, but one of his aides has already spoken doubtfully of this.  If the governor decides the bill isn’t ready for a special session during December interims (December 12-14), its introduction to the full legislature will be delayed until the regular session begins in January.  Read more in the Charleston Daily mail…

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