The residents of Potter County have been blindsided by news that an oil and gas well operator targeted a depleted oil well in Clara Township as a destination to dispose of O&G wastewater. Roulette Oil & Gas LLC has applied to the US EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) for authorization to convert one of the company’s depleted oil wells into a Class IID Injection well.
The EPA is currently soliciting comments on a Class II-D draft Underground Injection Well Permit located in Clara Twp., Potter County,Pennsylvania.
PERMIT NUMBER PAS2D050BPOT (visit the links below for more info)
Comments must be received by March 4, 2021.
EPA requests public comment on its findings that the proposed injection activity under the draft permit is unlikely to pose a risk to underground sources of drinking water. Please email public comments on the draft UIC permit to the attention of: Kevin Rowsey, Source Water & UIC Section, U.S. EPA Region 3
Subject line: PAS2D050BPOT
Read more or see our article on this page to view suggested talking points to include in your comment.
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|04 Mar 2021;|
EPA Comments Due on a Class II-D draft Underground Injection Well Permit located in Clara Twp., Potter County,PA
|02 Feb 2021;|
06:00PM - 08:00PM
Public Hearing for Clara Twp Proposed Injection Well
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