Thursday, November 10, 2011

U.S. Senate Committee Field Hearing On Marcellus Shale Set For November 14 In Charleston

The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a field hearing at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14 in the 7th Floor Courtroom of the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse in Charleston, W.Va. The hearing will address the issue of Marcellus Shale and will be chaired by U.S. Senator Manchin, who will be conducting his first field hearing in the Senate.

The Energy Committee hearing on the 14th will allow witnesses from the Federal and State government, as well as local stakeholders, to testify to the potential of our nation’s shale gas reserves, and the important economic and safety issues that must be addressed if these resources are to be developed responsibly. Provided is a link to the list of witnesses.