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Earthworks cheers PA move on methane and pushes for DEP and Gov. Wolf to fulfill their promises

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By Leann Leiter

December 22, 2017

After years of government promises and public anticipation, Pennsylvania will soon have brand-new rules to reign in future fracking pollution. Last week, I attended the quarterly meeting of the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Air Quality Technical Advisory Committee (AQTAC) to witness the exciting announcement. New permit requirements will compel operators of future gas facilities to control methane emissions, both from planned releases and from leaks.

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