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Fracking and Alternative Energy

Babst Calland: Kiskiminetas Township, Pa., Approves Oil and Gas Ordinance

By Matthew L. Lambach

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that the Kiskiminetas Township supervisors unanimously enacted an ordinance that will allow for oil and natural gas exploration.  The ordinance allows for “reasonable development of land for oil and gas drilling while providing adequate health, safety and general welfare protections of the township’s residents.”  It includes restrictions for noise, traffic and setbacks, among other things.

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