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DEP Accepting Feedback on Regulations to Reduce Air Pollution from Natural Gas Development

Monday June 1st, 2020


The state Department of Environmental Protection is accepting public comment until July 27 and will hold three virtual public hearings on regulations to reduce air pollution from existing unconventional natural gas wells and infrastructure.  

The draft regulation would require additional controls at unconventional natural gas well sites and related infrastructure such as compressor stations. To view the regulation or submit written comments, click here.  

DEP will hold three virtual public hearings on the regulation: 

  • Tuesday, June 23 at 6 p.m. 
  • Wednesday, June 24, at 2 p.m. 
  • Thursday, June 25 at 6 p.m. 

To participate in a hearing, contact Jennifer Swan at (717) 783-8727 or RA-EPEQB@pa.govat least 24 hours before the hearing to reserve a time to present testimony. Addresses and phone numbers for anyone wishing to provide virtual testimony are required.