Consider the Gas Drilling Pollution We Can’t See

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Letter To The Editor

By Crystal Yost, Valencia

April 29, 2015

The images of drilling violations released by the state Department of Environmental Protection (“At Well Sites Across Pa., Pictures Help Tell the Story,” April 19) shed light on how grossly negligent our state’s gas industry can be when it comes to protecting the commonwealth from the negative impacts of drilling.

The images offer proof of what so many Pennsylvania families already know: We can’t trust gas companies to police themselves, and the industry is vastly under-regulated.

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