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Fracking Company Appeals Order To Remediate Tainted Water Supply

Mealey's (August 7, 2015, 1:17 PM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A hydraulic fracturing company that was ordered by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to remediate a landowner couple’s tainted drinking water on Aug. 3 filed a notice of appeal with the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board (EHB) contending that the order was “premature, arbitrary, and unwarranted” (In the Matter of WPX Energy Appalachia LLC, No. 2015-110, Pa. EHB).

(Notice of appeal available. Document #94-150811-015X.)

Water Supply

On July 2, the DEP ordered WPX Energy Appalachia LLC to restore or replace the water...
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