Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection lacks records on 495 wells that are producing or ready to produce gas. If DEP can’t count wells, how can DEP regulate wells, measure impact, or collect tax revenues? DEP’s Marcellus Shale drilling numbers do not add up.
Yet DEP Secretary Krancer thinks he knows better than the EPA, which is considering a challenge of his decision to let Cabot Oil and Gas stop supply water to PA residents whose water supply Cabot ruined. Krancer Strikes A Chilly Tone In EPA Dimock Letter.