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Chesapeake’s Jaw Dropping Fine

By at May 17, 2011 | 5:15 pm | 2 Comments

Chesapeake’s Jaw Dropping Fine

The Pennsylvania Department has ordered Chesapeake Energy to pay a $1 million dollar plus fine. The fine takes into account water wells contaminated in Bradford County and a fire in Washington County last February.
That represents the largest monetary fine issued by the DEP against a gas driller.

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Cracking Down on Cabot

By at October 1, 2010 | 6:31 pm | 0 Comment

Cracking Down on Cabot

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has taken off the gloves, and in essence, ordered Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. to cough up nearly $12 million dollars. It will cost that much to construct a water pipeline. Once complete, it will supply water to 18 homeowners in Susquehana County.

For the first time, the state is publicly blaming Cabot for polluting

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