Pa. DEP Rescinds Fracking Water Byproduct Permit

Law360, Philadelphia (January 15, 2013, 5:07 PM EST) -- In a memo to an state administrative law judge last week, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said it was rescinding a permit issued to Integrated Water Technologies Inc. for processing a byproduct from water used in fracking following an appeal by environmentalists.

The department told a judge with the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board that it was rescinding the IWT permit — which was appealed by Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future on grounds that its scope exceeded the parameters of the company’s application by authorizing statewide commercial use...
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