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Gas company accused of discharge agrees to pay fine, expresses regret

June 6, 2013

WILLIAMSPORT — PVR Partners LP has entered into a settlement with the state Department of Environmental Protection after allegedly violating the Clean Streams Law and various related environmental......

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Jun-06-13 10:06 AM

An "open trench cutting across the stream" caused the mud, clay and sediment to be discharged into the Loyalsock Creek.

The pollution was caused by the construction of the Marc 1 pipeline they failed to build a temp. d a m to catch and s u c k out the sediment.

"Best practice management failed" which caused the release of a significant amount of sediment.

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Jun-06-13 9:38 AM

really, rainfall, I would blame it on that too! And your working relationship with DEP, what a joke, that little fine was like pocket change....DEP is a puppet to the gas industry, they just need to make it look good to the public. And who is responsible for all of the silt that runs down Pine Creek after a rainstorm for at least a week and a half...gee, do you think that is because the gas industry has stripped the entire tops of the moutains.

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Jun-06-13 8:20 AM

I wish everyone would stop picking on the gas industry they never do anything wrong, LOL!!

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