Speaks for itself, no?
Report: Firms commit 1,500 infractions in Pa. in 30 months
STEVE MOCARSKY email@example.com
Marcellus Shale gas drilling companies have racked up nearly 1,500 environmental violations in Pennsylvania in the last two and a half years, according to a report released on Monday.
The Pennsylvania Land Trust Association reviewed environmental violations accrued by natural gas drillers working in the state between January 2008 and June 25. The records were obtained through a Right to Know Law request to the state Department of Environmental Protection.
DEP records showed a total of 1,435 violations of state oil and gas laws associated with drilling or other earth disturbance activities related to natural gas extraction from the Marcellus Shale, the report said. More.