Statement by Senator Lisa Baker on the Nomination of Rick Allan as DCNR Secretary

Dallas – Following Governor Tom Corbett’s announcement nominating Rick Allan to serve as Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Secretary, Senator Lisa Baker made the following statement:

“I am pleased that Governor Corbett has selected yet another person with roots in northeastern Pennsylvania to serve in his Cabinet.

Managing the Commonwealth’s natural resources is an important job. Rick Allan has constructive experience with community-based recreation programs, conservation and environmental issues. His involvement with nonprofit groups gives him the requisite understanding of the challenges we face in protecting our greenways, open spaces and natural areas.”

Contact: Jennifer Wilson
(570) 675-3931

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