Fireworks at First PA DEP Conventional O&G Board Meeting

fireworksWell well. It seems by giving out the consolation prize of putting PIOGA (the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association) and other industry reps on the PA Dept. of Environmental Protection’s newly created conventional board isn’t working out quite as well as expected for Acting DEP Sec. John Quigley (see PA Marcellus Industry Consolation Prize: DEP Conventional Board). While PIOGA and other industry associations were denied a seat on the arguably more powerful Oil & Gas Technical Advisory Board (TAB), they were given a seat (and a voice) on the Conventional Oil and Gas Advisory Committee (COGAC)–a rule-making board that covers traditional, vertical-only drilling. At the inaugural meeting of COGAC, yesterday, there were fireworks from PIOGA and others…

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