Types of State Permits
There are many types of permits that are required before fracking and fracking related infrastructure can be developed. In this article you can read about the different types of Pennsylvania’s state issued permits.
You can also see related help articles that discuss about each type of permit in more detail and find out how you can help protect your community by participating in the permitting process.
If a company wants to construct a fracked gas well pad they must obtain a Drill and Operate permit.
Some projects are eligible for an expedited review process of their ESCGP-2 permits
If fracking infrastructure will emit significant amounts of air pollutants they must receive permission from the PADEP before they install, construct, modify, or reactivate any such air contamination sources.
If a development will become a major source of air emissions it must be covered under a Title V Operating permit
If a company wants to construct natural gas compression stations, processing plants, or transmission stations they must first obtain a GP-5 permit.