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PADEP to Hold Webinar on Induced Seismicity

Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced that it will hold a public webinar tomorrow, February 17, 2017 to discuss its review of seismic events that occurred in Lawrence County on April 25, 2016. According to PADEP, a series of low-magnitude seismic events on April 25, 2016 were temporally and spatially related to natural gas hydraulic fracturing activities. Speaking at the webinar will be PADEP Acting Secretary Patrick McDonnell, PADEP Chief of Well Plugging and Subsurface Activities Seth Pelepko, and bureau geologist Harry Wise.