PA Staffer Behind Contested Mining Permit Had Worked For Coal Company

Mar 15, 2017

A judge has raised concerns over how the state Department of Environmental Protection handled a controversial mining permit under a western Pennsylvania state park. Court records show the agency’s approval of the Consol Energy permit partially relied on data collected by a DEP staffer who had previously done consulting work for Consol. 

Ryerson Station State Park.
Credit CENTER FOR COALFIELD JUSTICE

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