The Top Reason for Ordering Marcellus Drilling-Related Truck Drivers Off the Road is…

Yet another hit piece by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (an editorial this time) plays up the “danger” that “the drilling industry” is not maintaining its trucking fleets. The evidence of this danger is not the number of serious accidents nor even a tear-jerker personal story of a mishap with a nasty drilling truck, but this:

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Mt Pleasant Township, PA Passes Conditional Use Ordinance – But Drilling had Already Ended Anyway

After two years of work and numerous revisions, the supervisors of Mount Pleasant Township in Washington County, PA have finally passed an ordinance that controls oil and gas drilling in the township, although at this point it likely won’t make much of a difference according to Range Resources.

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