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Mars Area School Board Rejects $1 Mil Drilling Deal

The Mars Area School board has rejected a lease with Rex Energy to conduct underground gas and oil drilling on school property.

03/11/2014

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More Remains Found At Greene Co. Well Fire Site

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.

03/11/2014

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Bobtown Pizza Shop Getting National Attention Over Coupon Controversy

Natives in the rural area of Bobtown say a simple gesture has snowballed out of control.

03/07/2014

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Mars Area Parents Mobilizing Against Drilling Under School District Property

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.

03/07/2014

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Officials Investigating Cause Of Fire At Greene Co. Gas Well

A Department of Environmental Protection spokesman says today’s gas well explosion is the first serious Marcellus shale well blowout in our region.

02/11/2014

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Former Mayor Ravenstahl To Consult With Drilling Firms

Former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has formed a self-named firm, Ravco Consulting, with a single employee: himself.

01/31/2014

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High Court Strikes Down Zoning Limits On Gas Drilling

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is striking down provisions that stripped the power that municipalities had over where natural gas drilling activity could occur.

12/19/2013

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Fitzgerald And Wagner Feud Over Party Invite

Fitazgerald and Wagner discuss the party on Friday and Rich continues to talk about Range Resources.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/16/2013

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New Concerns Over Shale Drilling, Radioactivity Waste

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.

12/10/2013

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Officials Say Airport Drilling Won’t Interfere With Flights

The planes will continue to take off and land at Pittsburgh International Airport — but they’ll have company.

08/27/2013

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City Gets Advice On Airport Gas Drilling

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.

08/25/2013

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Obama Speech Praises Natural Gas Fracking Boom

President Barack Obama’s Climate Change speech praised renewable energy, conservation – and fracking for natural gas.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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Case Of Online Attacks Against Shale Supporters Takes Bizarre Twist

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.

06/01/2013

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Online Attacks Prompt Calls For Ethics Investigations

A KD Investigation into state Rep. Jesse White has prompted calls from both political parties for ethic investigations.

05/31/2013

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Shale Drilling Supporters Attacked Online Say Apology Not Accepted

A state lawmaker accused of using fake names online to criticize supporters of gas drilling is saying he’s sorry.

05/30/2013

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