Concerned citizens call for more public meetings about state pipelines

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Harrisburg, PA. - Concerned citizens held a rally to call for more public meetings about pipelines in Central P.A. They want Governor Tom Wolf to address safety concerns about the proposed pipelines. The group feels there's a lack of concern from state officials when it comes to pipeline safety and would like to see public information meetings held across the state, to not only inform communities, but also prepare them in the event of a pipeline accident.

"Pipelines carry different products and pose different risks, but obviously accidents can happen at any pipeline, and we must be prepared," said Pam Bishop, of Concerned Citizens of Lebanon County.

The Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee did hold a public hearing to review response measures for pipelines across the state.