The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) has announced plans to create a new, stand-alone Oil and Gas Bureau.  From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:  "The Corbett administration's reorganization will create a new stand-alone Oil and Gas Bureau for the program that oversees regulation of the booming, and sometimes controversial, Marcellus Shale gas development in the state."

For a copy of the related press release, see here.