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Pennsylvania Lawyers Handling Marcellus Shale Endangered Species Issues

Helping Natural Gas Producers Fulfill Legal Obligations

When seeking to operate in the Marcellus Shale development, it is essential for energy companies to be aware of potential issues presented by the presence of endangered or threatened species. Parts of the Shale region contain species that are on threatened or endangered lists, and producers must have a proper plan to mitigate the impact a drilling well would have on these animals.

As one of Pennsylvania's premiere law firms handling legal issues for natural gas companies operating in the Marcellus Shale, Wright & Reihner P.C. assists clients with all legal aspects of drilling, including endangered species issues. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping each client succeed in establishing and maintaining operations across the lucrative Marcellus Shale. Our thorough, detail-oriented approach to legal problems benefits our clients greatly, as does our reputation for excellence in the communities where we practice.

For advice on how your company can address possible endangered or threatened species issues in the Marcellus Shale region, call our experienced legal team at 570-961-1166. You can also contact our Scranton law firm online.

Addressing Endangered Species Issues in the Marcellus Shale

The possibility that an endangered or threatened species may be found in the vicinity of a natural gas facility means that producers must take steps to ensure the safety of the environment. Our experienced Marcellus Shale lawyers assist developers by addressing concerns about:

  • The use and limitations of the Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program and similar databases that store information on endangered species
  • Conducting searches for endangered species whenever necessary
  • Obtaining permits for stream and wetland crossings, well drilling and obstructions
  • Mitigation requirements proposed by the United States Forest Service and similar requirements established by other regulatory bodies

Based in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area, Wright & Reihner meets the legal needs of clients throughout Pennsylvania.

Contact Our Scranton Attorneys With Your Oil and Gas Drilling Permit Concerns

At Wright & Reihner P.C., we create targeted legal solutions for oil and gas companies working in the Marcellus Shale. We have the proven record, reputation and skills to handle highly complex oil and gas drilling issues in Susquehanna County, Bradford County, Wyoming County and Lackawanna County.

To schedule a consultation, call us at 570-961-1166 or contact our Scranton law firm online.

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