Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Drilling Is Regulated

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Drilling Is Regulated

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Residents of southwestern Pennsylvania deserve the facts regarding a recent letter by Crystal Yost ("Methane From Gas Drilling Is a Public Health Worry," Nov. 28). As a parent, I understand being especially concerned about the health of our children. I am sure that Pennsylvania's oil and gas industry employees are also concerned about their children's well-being. We have a responsibility to learn the facts about methane emissions from shale gas development. Concern for our children's health is a great reason to seek out meaningful information and dialogue.

Ms. Yost states that oil and gas wells in Pennsylvania are "spewing unregulated levels of toxic pollution" and that this industry has no accountability. In fact, the oil and gas industry is required to meet strict local, state and federal regulations on air emissions, including methane. …

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