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Act 13 – Breaking down the fund distribution

On Feb. 14, 2012, Act 13 was signed by Governor Tom Corbett which requires any companies operating unconventional gas wells in Pennsylvania to pay an impact fee for each well drilled. This act was designed to help better environmental safeguards. Act 13 brings consistent statewide policies that will continue to…

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How do I decide whether I need to treat the water from my well?

Post contributed  by  Brent Brelje – Principal Engineer for SLR International Corporation. Brent grew up destined to be a water treatment engineer; his first job was washing test tubes in the family’s water quality lab. Brent is a civil engineer and has been designing, installing, and operating groundwater treatment systems since 1985.One of…

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DEP takes a look at water well maintenance

Last month, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) conducted a webinar as part of their new DEP@Home series. We posted a brief preview of the Water Wellness webinar that was aimed to better educate landowners on proper maintenance of water wells and how to identify potential problems. The discussion…

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Duke Study Reaches Incorrect Conclusion about Isotopic Analysis

Due to recent articles published by the media, we have realized how much misinformation is currently being touted as fact when it comes to the Dimock area. Cabot would like to take this opportunity to lay the facts about this topic on the table and to encourage a conversation based…