The Mars Area School board has rejected a lease with Rex Energy to conduct underground gas and oil drilling on school property.
A coroner says he and a team of anthropology students have recovered what they believe to be more fragmented remains of a worker who was killed when a southwestern Pennsylvania natural gas well exploded last month.
Natives in the rural area of Bobtown say a simple gesture has snowballed out of control.
The rural landscape of western Pennsylvania is peppered with natural gas well rigs. But the rewards and risks of the industry are now being weighed heavily in Mars, Butler County.
A Department of Environmental Protection spokesman says today’s gas well explosion is the first serious Marcellus shale well blowout in our region.
Former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has formed a self-named firm, Ravco Consulting, with a single employee: himself.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is striking down provisions that stripped the power that municipalities had over where natural gas drilling activity could occur.
Fitazgerald and Wagner discuss the party on Friday and Rich continues to talk about Range Resources.
Peters Creek has come a long way back from sewage-laden waterway to trout stream in large part from the efforts of the local watershed association.
The planes will continue to take off and land at Pittsburgh International Airport — but they’ll have company.
Officials from Consol Energy Inc. and Pittsburgh International Airport went to Texas in May to seek advice on gas drilling deals, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday.
President Barack Obama’s Climate Change speech praised renewable energy, conservation – and fracking for natural gas.
It’s the latest chapter of the Jesse White saga. He’s the local state representative who admitted to using online aliases to bully constituents.
A KD Investigation into state Rep. Jesse White has prompted calls from both political parties for ethic investigations.
A state lawmaker accused of using fake names online to criticize supporters of gas drilling is saying he’s sorry.