Norman Bay Calls for Review of Marcellus, Utica Shale Development

From the RTO Insider:


In a five-page statement accompanying the commission’s ruling approving a 99-mile pipeline through Pennsylvania and  New York on his last day in office, Bay gave his perspective on the impact of the shale gas revolution, lauding it for helping reduce electricity prices and carbon emissions but expressing concern about methane emissions and the potential for pipeline overcapacity (CP15-115).

Although it is not required to do so by the National Environmental Policy Act, Bay called on the commission to “analyze the environmental effects of increased regional gas production from the Marcellus and Utica” shale regions.

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