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DEP to expedite permits

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Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 2:10 pm

Sometime before the end of October, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is scheduled to begin an expedited process for most permit applications (244 types of permits, which include NPDES, Erosion & Sediment Control, and many permits needed for drilling and operating gas and oil wells). This new policy will implement an Executive Order issued July 24 by Gov. Corbett, outlining …

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