Environmental Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in Pennsylvania

May 25, 2011
Todd D. Kantorczyk
Westlaw Journal Environmental

Between 2007, when Range Resources Corp. publicly reported the success of a hydraulically fractured well in Washington County, PA, and today, there has been exponential growth in hydraulic fracturing operations designed to tap the natural gas reserves locked in the Marcellus Shale formation, which lies about 5,000 to 8,000 feet below much of the state.

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