Pa. DEP halts work on drilling pad, c...

Pa. DEP halts work on drilling pad, cites erosion

There are 1 comment on the Evening Sun story from Mar 23, 2011, titled Pa. DEP halts work on drilling pad, cites erosion. In it, Evening Sun reports that:

State environmental regulators have halted work on a natural-gas well pad in northern Pennsylvania because of erosion that affected the water supply for hundreds of households.

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Bob

Jersey Shore, PA

#1 Mar 24, 2011
The article left out the part about how in retaliation for doing their jobs the governor now requires DEP personnel to clear any and all actions against any Marcellus Shale operator with his politically appointed DEP secretary prior to issuance. This has added many extra levels of bureaucracy and is undoubtedly a way for him to crush any environmental protection efforts.

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