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Environmental groups push Pa. to raise oil and gas bonds to cover full cost of well cleanup
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Environmental groups push Pa. to raise oil and gas bonds to cover full cost of well cleanup

The Sierra Club, joined by five other organizations, is prompting the Environmental Quality Board to make oil and gas companies pay bonds equal to the full cost of decommissioning their wells.
Infrastructure funding could be 'opportunity of a lifetime' to plug thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells
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Infrastructure funding could be 'opportunity of a lifetime' to plug thousands of abandoned oil and gas wells

By some accounts, Pennsylvania has the worst accumulation of old, unplugged, ownerless oil and gas wells in the nation.

Could plugging orphan wells keep the suffering oil industry afloat?
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Could plugging orphan wells keep the suffering oil industry afloat?

Proposals to fund plugging of abandoned old oil and gas wells are gaining support across the U.S. as a way to restore jobs for oil workers displaced during the pandemic-driven price crash.

Unplugged: Pennsylvania faces a new wave of abandoned oil and gas wells

Unplugged: Pennsylvania faces a new wave of abandoned oil and gas wells

A network of wells, tanks, pipelines, pump houses and roads cut into the Allegheny National Forest in Elk County to harvest $350 million worth of oil. What worries state and federal environmental regulators isn't the project's growth but its death.

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