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Pennsylvania Natural Gas

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Bans New Oil And Gas Leases On State Land

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

Jan 29 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an executive order reinstating a moratorium on new leases for oil and natural g...

Fracking Company Tries To Buy Off Pennsylvania Residents

ProPublica | Naveena Sadasivam | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on ProPublica. For the last eight years, Pennsylvania has been riding the natural gas boom, with companies drilling...

Fracking Giant's $5 Billion Shuffle

Posted 03.14.2014 | Green

ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten reports: This story was co-published with The Daily Beast. At the end of 2011, Chesapeake Energy, one of the nati...

Pennsylvania Court Rules Against Gas Industry

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appellate court panel on Thursday struck down provisions in a new law regulating the state's booming natural g...

GOP Gov Faces Criticism After Declining To Fire Official For Using Nazi Slur

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is facing criticism for declining to fire a state official who recently made a Nazi slur, Lancaster Online reports. ...

State Allows Disposal Of 'Fracking' Pollution In Waterways

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The natural gas boom gripping parts of the U.S. has a nasty byproduct: wastewater so salty, and so polluted with metals like barium and strontium, tha...