Chesapeake Energy Vows To Remedy CWA Violations

Law360, New York (November 23, 2010, 4:49 PM EST) -- Under fire from environmental regulators, a Chesapeake Energy Corp. subsidiary has agreed to restore several waterways filled in during the construction of natural gas projects at the Marcellus Shale.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spokeswoman Donna Heron confirmed Tuesday that Chesapeake Appalachia LLC agreed to clean up the waterways after the agency accused the company of dumping fill material in violation of the Clean Water Act.

The EPA filed four administrative actions against Chesapeake in October and early November, alleging that the company illegally discharged the fill...
To view the full article, register now.