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ENB - Region 8 Notices 11/26/2008

Negative Declaration

Chemung County - The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC), as lead agency, has determined that the proposed Drilling Permit Application for East Resources Inc. Proposed Rockefeller 15 Natural Gas Well Located within Chemung County Agricultural District 2 will not have a significant adverse environmental impact. The action involves the drilling a natural gas well in the Chemung County Agricultural District 2. Drilling operations will be conducted in accordance with the drilling permit issued and rules and regulations of the Department. The total area proposed to be disturbed during the initial construction phase for the well site and access road is 165,000 square feet or approximately 3.8 acres. After the well has been drilled, it will be put into production or plugged and abandoned. The well pad and access road areas for a producing well will be reduced to 47,500 square feet or approximately 1.1 acres and the remaining disturbed areas reclaimed. If the well is plugged and abandoned, the site will be reclaimed. The project is located on the G. Farmer property approximately 4,500 feet south of Hagerman Road and 2,150 feet east of the Weaver Road in the Town of Chemung, New York.

Contact: Linda Collart, NYS DEC - Region 8 Office, 6274 East Avon-Lima Road, Avon, NY 14414, Phone: (585) 226-5376, E-mail: lacollar@gw.dec.state.ny.us.



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