Compressor Stations - Media Coverage

2-19-2011
Gas reps offer tour of compressor station
Wilkes-Barre Times Leader
Representatives from Chief Gathering LLC hosted a tour of the Susquehanna East compressor station for local legislators Friday afternoon, and the facility’s safety was the key issue for both parties. Read More.

1-31-11
DEP Issues Report on Short-term Air Quality Impacts from Marcellus Shale Operations in Northeast PA
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Press Release
“This short-term study of the air emissions at surveyed sites shows no emission levels that would constitute a concern to the health of residents living near these operations,” DEP Director of the Bureau of Air Quality Joyce Epps said. “This study provides us with good information as part of our ongoing effort to gauge the impact these operations have on our air quality, public health and the environment.” Read More.

10-3-10
Carcinogen from gas compressor stations being monitored
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The study found “no evidence that the level of formaldehyde in the region is anywhere near the higher levels that could cause immediate health concerns.” Read More.

5-31-10
TCEQ: Air Monitors Show No Levels of Concern in Barnett Shale Area
Environmental Protection
“The benzene levels at stationary monitors are lower than in metropolitan areas around the country. The monitors have detected low levels of non-toxic chemicals such as ethane from natural gas activities. Initial data is indicating that while natural gas operations do produce measurable amounts of emissions, the air quality around the operations is safe.” Read More.

5-12-10
Tests Indicate Exposures in Dish Similar to U.S. Population
Texas Department of State Health Services Press Release
Biological test results from a Texas Department of State Health Services investigation in Dish, Texas, indicate that residents' exposure to certain contaminants was not greater than that of the general U.S. population. Read More.