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July 30th, 2009:

Natural Gas Producer Shuts Down Leaking Well

American Energy Coalition - July 30th, 2009

East Resources Inc. shut down a natural gas well in McNett Township, Pa., that had been leaking and possibly causing contamination problems in the surrounding area, according to an account in The Daily Review, of Towanda, Pa. One person was evacuated from a home, water was being provided to four homes, 18 wells were being monitored, and some roads in the area were closed by the state police, it was reported. East Resources reportedly saw improvements in the two tributaries to Lycoming Creek and the four drinking water wells that had become contaminated. The company submitted a monitoring plan to sate Department of Environmental Protection to address future monitoring in the area.

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