• Amendments to the Coal and Gas Resource Coordination Act
  • May 24, 2011 | Authors: Daniel Clearfield; Erin Windle McDowell; James A. Pellow
  • Law Firms: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC - Harrisburg Office ; Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC - Pittsburgh Office
  • The Coal and Gas Resource Coordination Act (“Act”) - which applies to all gas wells which penetrate a workable coal seam - has recently been amended to modernize this existing legislation to address the impacts of horizontal drilling, associated with the Marcellus and Utica formations, through active coal seems in Pennsylvania. These amendments include: