“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.”⁄pennsylvania⁄tag⁄perilous-pathways⁄

Map of Pennsylvania’s known abandoned wells:⁄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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