Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Environmental Groups Again Call For Marcellus Drilling Moratorium

Environmental activists are again calling on the state Department of Environmental Protection to halt the issuance of Marcellus drilling permits.  Several environmental groups issued a statement yesterday and indicated that the state's new horizontal well act is "grossly inadequate" and that further regulations need to be developed "to stop the dangers" from drilling activities.

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The Charleston Gazette
http://wvgazette.com/News/201209110168

The State Journal
http://www.statejournal.com/story/19514739/environmental-groups-call-for-gas-drilling-material

W.Va. Public Broadcasting
http://www.wvpubcast.org/newsarticle.aspx?id=26571