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Pa Gas Drilling

Former Health Secretary: 'Don't BS The Public' About Fracking

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania's former health secretary says the state has failed to seriously study the potential health impacts of one of the nat...

Fracking Study Finds New Gas Wells Leak More

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 07.01.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Pennsylvania's gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according...

Gas Drilling Decision Leaves Future Uncertain

AP | By MARK SCOLFORO and MARC LEVY | Posted 02.19.2014 | Green

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The energy industry and policy makers in Pennsylvania, the heart of the nation's gas drilling boom, are thinking about their ...

Gas Drilling Bill 'Incredibly Out Of Touch With Reality,' Opponents Say

AP | By KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Oil and gas royalty owners and an environmental group in Pennsylvania said Monday that legislation awaiting Gov. Tom Corbett's sig...

New Fracking Study Makes Surprising Claim

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New research on Marcellus Shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania may only add fuel to the debate over whether the industry poses long-...

Methane Reported In 2 Northern PA Water Wells

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | Green

CANTON, Pa. (AP) — State environmental regulators say methane had to be vented from a pair of private drinking wells near a northern Pennsylvania na...

Gas Company Disregards PA Township Order To Stop Work

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green

DARLINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Chesapeake gas drilling company is refusing to obey a cease-and-desist order issued by a western Pennsylvania township in a d...