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House Environmental Committee Again Cancels Meeting On Bill To Implement Governor’s Oil & Gas Well Permitting Reforms

The House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee again canceled a meeting this week to consider House Bill 2304 (Fritz-R-Susquehanna) which would enact the oil and gas well permitting reforms proposed by Gov. Wolf in January.

The well permitting changes in the bill include those proposed in a DEP permitting reform white paper authorizing permitting of multiple wells on one pad with one application, allow adjustments to the well bore location by up to 50 feet without permit amendments and eliminate the requirement a well be constructed in one year and replace it with a 3-year term.

Rep. John Maher (R-Allegheny) serves as Majority Chair of the House Environmental Committee and can be contacted by calling 717-783-1522 or sending email to: jmaher@pahousegop.com.  Rep. Mike Carroll serves as Minority Chair and can be contacted by calling 717-787-3589 or sending email to: mcarroll@pahouse.net.

[Posted: June 19, 2018]


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