Drilling

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DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling Wastewater

The state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.

08/29/2014

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DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In Stahlstown

The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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Drilling For Natural Gas Now Underway At Airport

Consol Energy has cut roads through forested lands to reach six pads designed to support 45 wells to extract natural gas under and near the Pittsburgh International Airport.

08/25/2014

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Firm Sues Over Biblical Fracking Billboard

An eastern Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards opposing gas-drilling wastewater wells faces a legal threat from the wells’ operator.

08/20/2014

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High Levels Of Chloride Investigated At Cecil Twp. Marcellus Shale Site

Environmental officials say they are looking into high levels of chloride found at a Marcellus Shale site.

08/01/2014

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Ethics Commission Probes Allegheny Co. Councilman Over Deer Lakes Park Drilling

Shouts of “shame, shame, shame” followed Allegheny County Council’s approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.

07/09/2014

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N. Braddock Residents Flood Council Meeting To Protest Golf Course Drilling

More than 100 people filled a small municipal building for the North Braddock council meeting Monday night.

05/19/2014

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Plan To Drill On Golf Course Faces Much Opposition

Grandview Golf Course in North Braddock lives up to its name — providing golfers with a stunning vista of the steel valley.

05/13/2014

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Fitzgerald: Much Of The Deer Lakes Park Drilling Money To Go To County Parks

A chorus of frogs echoed across the waters of Deer Lakes Park Wednesday, heralding a perfect day to fish or walk.

05/07/2014

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County Council Approves Drilling Under Deer Lakes Park

The Allegheny County Council has voted to approve a deal to drill for natural gas under Deer Lakes Park.

05/06/2014

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Increased Marcellus Shale Drilling Has Local Officials Worried About Safety

The number of trains and tanker trucks hauling highly explosive by-products from drilling through local towns has increased exponentially.

05/06/2014

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US Dept. Of Energy Welcomes Openness In Fracking Procedures

The US Department of Energy said Friday that it welcomes the decision by an oil and gas industry supplier to disclose all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing fluid.

04/25/2014

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Drilling Under Schools, Parks Working In Parts Of Washington Co.

When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.

04/24/2014

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Controversy Over Fracking At Deer Lakes Continues

As the fracking at Deer Lakes public hearings wind down, the Allegheny County Council has to make a decision on what to do.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2014

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Group Fighting Against Drilling Contract For Deer Lakes Park

One anti-fracking group says drillers are targeting Pennsylvania’s county parks.

04/19/2014

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