West Virginia Lawmakers Approve Marcellus Shale Measure

Published 12/15 2011 08:37AM

Updated 12/15 2011 08:42AM

Charleston, WV - Lawmakers have approved a Marcellus Shale natural gas measure.

Legislators approved the package Wednesday. The measure sets minimum distances between wells and other structures such as houses, drinking wells and public water sources.

The measure will also determine when developers should provide prior notices to affected surface property owners.

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