Pennsylvania Legacies #59: Good Samaritans, Better Samaritans

October 20, 2017By: Josh Raulerson
PEC Blog

Pennsylvania is riddled with abandoned oil wells, and the state doesn’t have the resources to locate and plug even a fraction of them. That’s why DEP wants to make it easier — and less risky — for private actors to help out. Could overhauling the state’s Good Samaritan law encourage voluntary remediation efforts?

Also on this episode: meet some of the community leaders being honored at this year’s Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment, as featured on WNEP’s Pennsylvania Outdoor Life.

 



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