Energy Attys Slam Feds For Meddling In Pa. Fracking

Law360, Philadelphia (September 26, 2013, 3:22 PM EDT) -- A panel of energy attorneys, including the former head of Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection, attacked federal intervention in the state’s natural gas sector, focusing their attention on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rules on emissions aggregation.

Speaking on the second and final day of the Shale Insight 2013 conference, former DEP Secretary Michael Krancer, now a partner at Blank Rome LLP, defended a guidance he published in November 2012 on determining whether emissions from oil and gas operations come from a single source.

The guidance aimed...
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