CONSOL Gets FAA Clearance for Take Off with Pitt Airport Drilling

Really good news for CONSOL Energy and their CNX Gas subsidiary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given their blessing for CONSOL’s plan to drill at Pittsburgh International Airport. Not only has the FAA granted it’s approval, so too has the federal Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, the Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

For more than a year CONSOL has been working on a plan that will please everyone so they can drill on Pittsburgh Airport property–a plan that the Airport hopes will ultimately net them $1 billion or more (see CONSOL Energy Reveals Drilling Plan for Pittsburgh Airport). Just about every letter in the alphabet soup of Washington, DC agencies has now reviewed and approved CONSOL’s plan to drill at the Pittsburgh Airport. So, can we get drilling already?!…

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