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Updated: November 30, 2020 | 5:29 pm

Bill heading to governor would relax environmental laws for conventional drillers

Gov. Tom Wolf’s office has said the bill “poses an undeniable risk to the health and safety of our citizens, the environment, and our public resources.”

By Rachel McDevitt

Wolf says despite GOP compromise, drilling bill still poses too much environmental risk

Republicans are pushing for looser regulations on conventional oil and gas drillers, who generally run small operations and work with relatively shallow wells.
By Katie Meyer

State reaches $7M agreement over 1,400 abandoned oil and gas wells

Alabama company has until 2033 to plug wells or put them back into production
By Reid Frazier