Talisman Energy USA Inc. will pay a $62,457 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous chemical reporting requirements at 52 hydraulically fracturing facilities in Pennsylvania.
The fine was announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The violations came from drill sites and compressor stations, the federal agency said.
Talisman discovered the violations and self-disclosed them to the EPA, the agency said.
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