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New Drilling Rig Regulations On Horizon?

Reports today note the Department of Environmental Protection is pushing for tougher regulations on gas drilling companies and drilling rig sites.  Environmental concerns with water and air quality are driving the proposed regulations.  In the meantime talks continue in Harrisburg regarding some type of taxation on the gas drilling rig companies.  Safety issues regarding truck accidents in Pennsylvania due to increased truck traffic volume and highway damage also continue to be discussed.