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This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics.

In this video, I present the first half of my interview with Sue Lyons, author of the resolution calling for a moratorium on fracking that was recently formally adopted as the official position of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. In this first half of the interview, Sue talks about how she got interested in fracking, the process of getting the resolution adopted, her experience as a member of the Pennsylvania Democratic Committee, the progressive caucus of the Pennsylvania Democratic Committee, and how the natural gas industry misleads the public about fracking.

For a transcript, links to the sources used in this story, and to browse the new categorized video archive, go to http://counterpointpa.org.

Stay in touch on social media on Twitter @CounterpointPA and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/....

Stay tuned throughout this week for two more PA Headlines, including:

DOMA Repeal Sets Off Dramatic Stand-Off in the PA House; LGBT Equality Legislation Introduced

Proposed Gun Restrictions in the PA Legislature; Study Shows PA with Highest Lost/Stolen Firearms from Dealerships

All that plus Counterpoint PA's special homage to Keith Olbermann, the Worst Pennsylvanians of the Week!

Originally posted to ProgressivePatriotPA on Tue Jul 09, 2013 at 08:10 PM PDT.

Also republished by Pittsburgh Area Kossacks, Philly Kos, DKos Pennsylvania, Climate Change SOS, Climate Hawks, and The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party.

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