Public Hearing Scheduled to Discuss Marcellus Shale Development and the Impact
on Housing in Pennsylvania
HARRISBURG - The Senate Urban
Affairs and Housing Committee will hold a public hearing to discuss the impact
Marcellus Shale development is having on housing across Pennsylvania, according
to committee Chairman State Senator Gene Yaw (R-Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan,
Susquehanna and Union counties).
The hearing will take place on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 1:30PM at the
Nittany Lion Inn, Faculty Staff Club Room, 200 West Park Avenue, State College,
Among those invited to testify are: The Penn State Marcellus Center for
Outreach & Research, The Center for the Study of Community & the Economy (at
Lycoming College), Lycoming-Clinton Commission for Community Action (STEP),
Inc., Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Housing and
Redevelopment Authority of the County of Butler, Fayette County Community
Action, Inc., Greene County Department of Economic Development, Indiana County
Department of Human Services & Volunteer Center, Pennsylvania Housing Finance
Agency (PHFA), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Pennsylvania
Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and the Housing Alliance
Because of time constraints, there will not be an opportunity for a public
comment period. However, written testimony will be accepted by the committee.
The public can also submit comments at
www.senatorgeneyaw.com following the hearing.