STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA: PERILOUS PATHWAYS

“Abandoned wells provide pathways for methane gas to seep to the surface, where it can, under the right settings, trigger explosions. Active drilling near unplugged abandoned wells is dangerous, too.”

https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/tag/perilous-pathways/

stateimpact.npr.org⁄pennsylvania⁄tag⁄perilous-pathways⁄

Map of Pennsylvania’s known abandoned wells:

https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/maps/perilous-pathways-mapping-pennsylvanias-abandoned-wells/

stateimpact.npr.org⁄pennsylvania⁄maps⁄perilous-pathways-mapping-pennsylvanias-abandoned-wells⁄

Linked documents from PADEP:

PADEP – Well documentation

PADEP – Letter to Clean Air Council

PADEP – Pennsylvania Hydraulic Fracturing State Review

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