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Injection well, water concerns addressed at task force meeting

March 21, 2013

Photo by Colin Deppen – Members of the Elk County Gas Task Force are pictured at Tuesday's meeting in which representatives from the Department of Environmental Protection and Environmental Protection Agency's Underground Injection Control Program addressed concerns involving injection wells used in the disposal of Marcellus Shale wastewater.

Controversy looming over the planned introduction of an injection well in Highland Township informed much of the discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the Elk County Gas Task Force, where presentations by representatives from environmental regulatory agencies focused on the role of injection wells in the disposal of wastewater from natural gas drilling.

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