Shale Energy Law Blog
CONSOL Energy Earns CSSD Certification For Appalachian Basin Operations
April 9, 2015
The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD), a collaborative of environmental organizations and energy companies that encourages responsible practices in development of shale gas resources in the Appalachian region, and CONSOL Energy, Inc. each announced the certification of CONSOL Energy’s Appalachian Basin operations. In order to be certified, CONSOL had to show that it met CSSD’s 15 Performance Standards by meeting or exceeding state and federal air and water management regulatory requirements. CONSOL joins Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron Corp. as the third natural gas producer to earn the certification.