Shale Gas: Ensuring Environmental Safety and Compliance While Drilling

George Jugovic Jr, Director of Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection's Southwest Regional Office, talks to Oil & Gas iQ about the environmental impacts of drilling for shale gas on America's Marcellus Shale fields.

In the interview, George covers some of the burning issues concerning shale gas production in the American North East including:

  • How environmental issues are being monitored in the shale fields of Pennsylvania
  • Communicating the benefits of shale gas development in an environmentally friendly way
  • The measures taken by the Environmental Protection Agency to safeguard water supplies and the FRAC Act
  • Advising industry on how to mitigate the effects of shale gas development


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