Pitts, Houghton weigh in on proposed natural gas pipeline, but not face to face

Posted: Thursday, September 4, 2014 12:50 pm

U.S. Rep. Joe Pitts — through a statement — and his challenger, Tom Houghton — in person — expanded on their views on the controversial natural gas pipeline proposed for Lancaster County at a community meeting in Conestoga Township on Wednesday.

The community meeting had been set up by the citizens group, Lancaster Against Pipeline

Pitts, who declined to come to the meeting or send a representative if Houghton was present, said in a statement that making sure Lancaster County residents’ concerns about the pipeline are communicated to the federal agency that will decide the project has become “my top local priority right now.”

Read more at Lancaster Online.