Chevron Fined $939K for PA Well Fire/Death in Greene County, PA

Last week MDN brought you word that Chevron had settled a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from an explosion at a Greene County, PA well in 2014 (see Chevron Settles PA Marcellus Wrongful Death Lawsuit for $5M). The other shoe has now dropped. In addition to that $5 million, add another $939,000 in fines from the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP). The DEP yesterday announced Chevron has entered into a Consent Assessment of Civil Penalty (CACP) and has agreed to pay the fines levied by the DEP as a result of the explosion and fire at the Lanco well pad. The details from the DEP…

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