House Committee to Examine Bill to Protect Landowner Royalties in Shale Regions
WHAT: Rep. John Maher (R-Allegheny/Washington), chairman of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, will hold an informational meeting on House Bill 1391, which would ensure that royalties paid to landowners who lease to natural gas drillers are protected from unjustified post-production cost deductions.

WHO: Maher; Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union), sponsor of House Bill 1391; committee members; royalty owners; bank officials; conservation and game officials; and a representative of the natural gas industry.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 15, at 9:30 a.m.

WHERE: Room 140 Main Capitol, Harrisburg, PA


Media contacts: Donna Pinkham, 717.260.6452,  
Raymond Smith, 717.705.1834,