Tom Ridge Speaks for Marcellus Shale Coalition

Former PA Governor consulting for the Marcellus Shale Coalition for one year

From WDUQNews

Former Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge spoke to a convention of energy company representatives today, stressing the need for environmentally safe Marcellus Shale gas extraction while hailing the industry’s economic benefits.

Ridge says state government should be the regulating authority on gas drilling, not individual municipalities. The former governor says the drilling ban proposed by Pittsburgh Councilman Doug Shields should be just the “first chapter” in a longer discussion.

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3 Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    at $75,000 per month….nice work if you can get it.

    Now I wonder what they are paying for. The rebublican Tom Ridge is not a geologist, not an advertising executive, not a well tender, not a truck driver, hmmm, what could it be?

  2. Anonymous says:

    Is the good Republican Tom Ridge going to try to convince us how it is a good thing to drill in Cemeteries now too?

    http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/s_695330.html

  3. Carl says:

    What’s funny is that everyone knows he’s just a talking head…a paid face like Michael Jordan was for Nike…and yet people will still listen to him.

    Talk about brainwashed people.

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