FRACKING BAN, COMPRESSOR STATIONS DEBATED BEFORE ENVIRONMENT PANEL
By Andy Metzger
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 16, 2017.....There is no lode of shale gas beneath the Massachusetts soil, an oil industry lobbyist claimed Tuesday, hoping to steer lawmakers away from advancing bills that would ban hydraulic fracturing to extract gas in the Bay State.
"There are no reserves in Massachusetts," Steve Dodge, executive director of the Massachusetts Petroleum Council told the Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture.
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