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Drilling site near reservoir alarms residents

March 20, 2013

Photo by Gian DeLoia – The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors discussed a gas extraction site located above the Ridgway Reservoir with concerned residents Tuesday afternoon.

Dozens of area residents, local officials and members of Elk County CARES [Citizens Advocating Responsible Environmental Stewardship] flooded the new township building located at 1537 Montmorenci Rd. during Tuesday's regular Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors meeting to express their concern over a Marcellus Shale gas extraction site located near the Ridgway Reservoir.

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