Group: Pennsylvania Agency Abused Discretion By Granting Fracking Permits
Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 3:54 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania environmental group that opposes hydraulic fracturing on Aug. 18, 2014, filed an appeal with the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board (EHB) opposing the issuance of fracking permits to Anadarko E&P Onshore LLC, contending that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) “acted contrary to law and abused its discretion” in granting the permits (Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, et al., No. N/A, Pa. EHB).
(Appeal available. Document #94-140909-002X).
Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) originally opposed DEP’s granting of...