“We believe that our government often ignored the cost to the environment and to the health and safety of the citizens of the commonwealth in a rush to reap the benefit of this industry,” the report says.
“I can assure you, there will be more to come,” — PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
Shapiro also urged legislators to increase oversight of the industry, which he said for too long has been given a “free pass” to do as it pleases.
“They acted as though they are unaccountable,” Shapiro said. “That is what the powerful do when left unchecked.”