Michael Krancer

(Mcihael Krancer. Pa. DEP photo)

Pa. Environmental Protection Chief Leaving, Delighting Environmental Groups

“The secretary balked and would not agree that global warming is happening, or is caused by pollution. That really puts him pretty far out on a limb,” says David Masur of Penn Environment.


(Pennsylvania environmental secretary designee Michael Krancer, at his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania DEP Secretary-Designee Says Times Disclosures Raise Drilling Questions

The man tapped to become Pennsylvania’s environmental protection chief says he’s “ruminating” over a New York Times article raising concerns over radioactivity and other pollution in wastewater from natural gas drilling.