Driller agrees to $84K federal fine for pollution in Washington County
The EPA cited a subsidiary of Atlas Energy LP for several storage problems in 2008 and 2009. Atlas failed to notify emergency responders about hazardous chemical storage, improperly stored some of its gas by-products and had storage tanks that leaked ...
good find. Also a state fine. see triblive
The state Department of Environmental Protection fined Atlas $97,350 for allowing used hydraulic fracturing fluids to overfill a wastewater pit and contaminate a high-quality watershed, a tributary of Dunkle Run, because of problems at the same site in 2010
Dont like to see the fines but happy to see people are watching, at least after a pit fire!