The Straight Scoop on Shale

A project of the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund

Legislation & Regulation

View ACT 13 (pdf)

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection ACT 13 information 

Additional Information

A Review of Shale Gas Legislation by State (maps)

 Agencies Involved in Regulating Shale

Marcellus Shale Radio Announcements – LWVGP has recently run radio announcements to educate the public about the agencies charged with the oversight of shale gas development.

(click buttons to listen to audio)

Dead Vegetation

Abandoned Wells

Erosion, Sediment & Sewage Overflows

Pipeline or Gas Transportation Accidents


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