DEP withdraws proposed Water Quality standards: “oil and gas…could have been economically impacted”

DEP withdraws proposed Water Quality standards for Sulfates (page 4, following link)

http://files.dep.state.pa.us/PublicParticipation/Advisory%20Committees/AdvCommPortalFiles/WRAC/Ch93%20Annex%20A%20Draft.pdf

even after “The lab studies DEP has reviewed and those presented as part of this meeting show that sulfates at increased levels kill aquatic organisms.” (last page, following link)

http://files.dep.state.pa.us/PublicParticipation/Advisory%20Committees/AdvCommPortalFiles/WRAC/Summary%20Sulfate%20Adhoc%20Workgroup%208-27-12.pdf

“Some of the Pennsylvania industries that could have been economically impacted by the standards included electric generation, oil and gas, coal, steel, pharmaceuticals and metallurgy.”

http://www.paenvironmentdigest.com/newsletter/default.asp?NewsletterArticleID=24008

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