Hats off to the Pennsylvania Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources for convening the first-ever meeting of the Natural Gas Advisory Committee (NGAC) on Wednesday, Oct. 9 in State College, PA. NGAC membership is composed of people from the drilling industry, academe and even anti-drilling environmental groups (like Trout Unlimited). It’s quite a feat to get them all in the same room and talking to each other.
NGAC was a recommendation that came out of Gov. Tom Corbett’s Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, chaired by Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley. Here’s who attended, and what was on the agenda: