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DEP Assesses $8.9 million Civil Penalty against Range Resources

PENNSYLVANIA DEP PRESS RELEASE  6/16/2015 DEP Assesses $8.9 million Civil Penalty against Range Resources for Failure to Repair Leaking Gas Well   HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has notified Range Resources-Appalachia, LLC, of Fort Worth, … Continue reading

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EPA Report on Hydraulic Fracturing Impact to Drinking Water Released

EPA Press Release 6/4/15: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2015 EPA Releases Draft Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Assessment shows hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts to drinking … Continue reading

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Frack Waste Impoundments Contaminated Soil and Groundwater in PA

By Don Hopey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 6, 2014 – Leaks of fracking waste water from three impoundments in Washington County have contaminated soil and groundwater, prompting the state to issue a violation notice at one site and increase monitoring … Continue reading

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PA Auditor General Report on PADEP Oversight of Natural Gas Industry

7/29/14 – WHYY’s Radio Times show today featured speakers discussing the recent release of a report by the Pennsylvania Auditor General about PADEP’s handling of complaints about the natural gas industry and hydraulic fracturing. Radio Times Show Summary: “Pennsylvania’s Auditor … Continue reading

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DEP Fines Range Resources-Appalachia LLC $75,000 for Brine Spill

WILLIAMSPORT, Lycoming County — The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it has fined Range Resources-Appalachia LLC of Fort Worth, Texas, $75,000 for a July 2012 manufactured brine spill of 3,066 gallons at its Cornwall Mountain Hunting Club … Continue reading

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