Friday, August 29, 2014
DEP: 35 Water Wells in McKean County Contaminated by Oil, Gas Prospecting
DEP posted online links to the documents after the agency conducted what it called a “thorough review” of paper files stored among its regional offices.
Pennsylvania’s auditor general said in a report last month that DEP’s system for handling complaints “was woefully inadequate” and that investigators could not even determine whether all complaints were actually entered into a reporting system. DEP hasn’t issued a statement yet.
While most of the incidents in McKean County were in Bradford Township between 2008 and 2010, they were also reported in Foster, Corydon, Lafayette and Hamilton townships. Read more...