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Marcellus opposition concerns voiced

March 20, 2012

Photo by Joseph Bell - Rick Glover, right, a Ridgway Township Supervisor in his first term, voices his concerns with Marcellus Shale and land use Tuesday morning during an Elk County Board of Commissioners meeting alongside Jay Township Supervisor Fran Gustafson.

RIDGWAY - Elk County Commissioners were immersed in a 35-minute conversation Tuesday morning with township supervisors and county officials over Marcellus Shale issues, specifically land issues and the fallout from an ordinance passed two weeks ago regarding impact fees on the wells.
"Land use and zoning issues have always been something that comes with much controversy," said Elk County Commissioner Daniel R. Freeburg during the lengthy discussion. "Until there is a consensus made by the public, it's a hard thing to make a blatant statement on.

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