Marcellus Industry Group To Unveil Gas Drilling Guidelines

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 6:16 PM EDT) -- A Marcellus Shale drilling industry group said Thursday it would roll out a series of guidelines for natural gas development in the region — a bid to improve the industry’s own standards that comes as federal regulators consider new drilling rules.

The Marcellus Shale Coalition says it will unveil a range of recommended practices in the coming months that aim to help companies address environmental concerns related to well construction, air quality, water management and other issues.

The guidelines come as the U.S. Department of the...
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