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Chapter 102 - Erosion and Sediment Control 

Under Pennsylvania Code, Chapter 102 an Erosion and Sediment Control Permit (ESCGP-1) is required for oil and gas activities disturbing 5 acres or more over the life of the entire project.  This includes all earth disturbance associated with oil and gas exploration, production, processing, treatment operations or transmission facilities.


   Erosion and Sediment Control Requirements for Oil and Gas Activities

   Erosion and Sediment Control Permit for Oil and Gas Activities

  CH 102. Erosion and Sediment Control

   Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Index (PNDI)


Chapter 105 - Wetlands and Stream Encroachments Regulations and Legislation

Under the delegation of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, The Tioga County Conservation District is responsible for permitting, inspecting and monitoring specified categories of water obstructions and encroachments. Most commonly oil and gas exploration activities could include:


 GP-4 Intake and Outfall Structures

 GP-5 Utility Line Stream Crossings
 GP-7 Minor Road
 GP-8 Temporary Road

   Chapter 105. Wetlands and Stream Encroachments Regulations and Legislation

   Application Package

   Pennsylvania Natural Diversity Index (PNDI)


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