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PennFuture: Lifting of leasing moratorium removes protections on Pennsylvania's natural resources
March 9, 2014
True cost to our public lands still unknown
(Harrisburg — February 4, 2014) — The 2014-2015 budget proposed today by Governor Tom Corbett factors in $75 million in drilling revenue to be accrued via the lifting of a moratorium on further leasing of state park and forest lands for gas development.
"This will place more and more of the budget burden on the backs of public lands,” said Cindy Dunn, president and chief executive officer of PennF