WV Commission Meets 2nd Time; New Shale Regs Under Consideration

regulationThe 19-member West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Industry Safety Commission, a group created by an executive order from Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, met for the first time on August 13 (see WV Shale Drillers: New Safety Regs on the Way in 2016). The Commission has a November 16 deadline to propose new rules and regulations that will be considered in the 2016 WV legislative session. The group is not letting any grass grow under its feet. They met for a second time last Wednesday…

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