Pennsylvania Auditor General issues stern critique of Department of Environmental Protection's handling of natural gas industry

November 26, 2014

Benefits of shale gas drilling “cannot come at the expense of the public's trust, health and wellbeing.”

(Harrisburg – July 22, 2014) – Today, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale released his report on the Special Performance Audit, conducted by the Department of the Auditor General, of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The audit made clear that DEP is falling well short in its regulatory oversight of the shale g