Chesapeake failed to contain runoff because they did not implement the required controls. Runoff and sediment flowed into a stream.
The order to cease comes after Chesapeake did not respond to DEP’s notice of violation for several violations of the Clean Streams Law and Oil and Gas Act. DEP met Chesapeake on March 10 after a routine site inspection on March
Shares of Chesapeake were down 11 cents at $33.59 on Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange.
Watch for even more cutting corners.