Corinth moves to slow drilling
New, amended permits subject to moratorium
07:14 AM CDT on Friday, May 21, 2010
By Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe / Staff Writer
CORINTH – The City Council imposed a 120-day moratorium on new and amended drilling permits as well as a moratorium on new natural gas pipeline facilities during its regular meeting Thursday night. The moratorium will remain in place, with the possibility of a two-month extension, until the council can revisit and revise its natural gas drilling and production pipeline ordinances.
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