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35 minutes per permit

April 14, 2011 Leave a comment

 

AP: Pennsylvania is approving gas drilling permits with scant review – USATODAY.com.

“What these depositions reveal is that the state is doing next to nothing in approving permits, even in the Delaware River basin, even in high quality watersheds, even in the wild and scenic river corridor,” Yeager told The Associated Press. “All together, they are spending less than 35 minutes in approving these $5 million industrial sites that have the ability to pollute the water that’s relied upon by (millions of) people. It is unconscionable.”

Nothing but a rubber stamp.

 

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