In Pennsylvania, Williams builds gathering and transport pipelines via three subsidiaries: Williams Field Services, Laurel Mountain Midstream, and Laser Northeast Gathering. Through these subsidiaries, The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), fined Williams $388,694 in 2013 —
the highest fines of any oil and gas company in the state.(1)

Additionally, Williams Field Services earned the second highest fines in the state at $169,648 for 2013. The PADEP issued a nineteen page Penalty Report documenting that the company continuously ignored Erosion and Sediment Best Management Practices and inspectors’ cited violations, which caused repeated “Pollution discharge into the waters of the commonwealth in violation of the clean streams law “.(2)

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