The Allegheny County Council has voted to approve a deal to drill for natural gas under Deer Lakes Park.
The number of trains and tanker trucks hauling highly explosive by-products from drilling through local towns has increased exponentially.
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.
When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.
As the fracking at Deer Lakes public hearings wind down, the Allegheny County Council has to make a decision on what to do.
One anti-fracking group says drillers are targeting Pennsylvania’s county parks.
Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.
State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the interest of public health.
They’re still in eighth grade, but the shale gas industry says they’re not too young to start thinking about the future.
For years it was an eyesore in Richland Township, rusting greenhouses on the site of the former Pittsburgh Cut Flowers.
In television ads, Columbia Gas is telling customers about an upgrade in its natural gas pipelines across Pennsylvania.
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.