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WV DEP Issues Draft Permit for Natural Gas Well Sites
April 17, 2013
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Division of Air Quality recently issued the draft Class II General Permit G70-A for the Prevention and Control of Air Pollution in regard to the Construction, Modification, Relocation, Administrative Update and Operation of Natural Gas Production Facilities Located at the Well Site. The Notice of Intent to approve the permit indicates that the public may provide written comments regarding the permit to the Division of Air Quality, and that all such comments and requests for a public meeting regarding the permit must be received before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2013. The Draft Engineering Evaluation/Fact Sheet regarding Class II General Permit G70-A can be found here.