Pa. Falling Short In Fracking Oversight, Enviros Say

Law360, Philadelphia (May 2, 2013, 4:05 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for environmental groups on Thursday ripped the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection over its implementation of a controversial hydraulic fracturing law, contending at a legislative hearing that the agency has been lax in protecting public health and the environment from the effects of Marcellus Shale drilling.

The hearing, organized by the state House Democratic Policy Committee, focused on the fallout of sweeping legislation enacted in 2012 to promote and regulate drilling activity in the state. Led by the Democratic chairman of the House Environmental Resources...
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