Most drillers ignore law requiring inclusion of minorities and women

April 29, 2014

Pennsylvania's natural gas producers have largely ignored a state law requiring efforts to include minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses in contracting opportunities.

Last year, fewer than a third of the state’s gas operators replied to a legally-mandated survey asking them to document their use of small diverse businesses.

Among the companies that did reply, about half said they did not employ any businesses owned by women, minorities or veterans.


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