House Speaker Rick Thompson has appointed five members of the W.Va. House of Delegates to serve on the Legislature’s Select Committee on Marcellus Shale. Thompson designated Delegate Tim Manchin, D-Marion, as the chairman. Other members of the committee will include: Delegate Barbara Fleischauer, D-Monongalia; Delegate Tom Campbell, D-Greenbrier; Delegate Woody Ireland, R-Ritchie; and Delegate Bill Anderson, R-Wood.
The state Senate's members were named June 18.
The joint Senate-House working group will seek to develop consensus legislation on regulations and permit fees for Marcellus Shale drilling and production.