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KDKA’s Andy Sheehan Gets Inside Look At Fracking Process

It’s a word few us knew about three years ago, but one that now provokes raw emotion. Fracking is the use of water and chemicals to extract natural gas from shale formations under the ground.

02/14/2012

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Guys From Kehm Oil Talk Oil & Natural Gas

Harry and George Kehm stopped by the studios to talk about the oil business and where it is going and the use of natural gas in the future.

10/08/2011

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Corbett Backs Fees For Natural Gas Drilling In Pa.

Gov. Tom Corbett says he’s adopting some major recommendations of his Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Commission. If the legislature approves, it will include a new impact fee on shale drilling.

10/03/2011

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Peters Twp. Group Wants Referendum To Ban Drilling

Just one day after Peters Township council unanimously voted to let a judge decide whether a referendum to ban natural gas drilling can appear on the November ballot, the township solicitor went to court hoping to block such a referendum.

09/13/2011

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Shale Drilling Has Some Residents Concerned

Alex Lotorto is an organizer with Marcellusprotest.org and he supports a ban on drilling.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/12/2011

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Shale Drilling Job Opportunities

Want to land a job in the shale drilling industry? The Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling industry is hiring!

06/02/2011

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County Executive Race Heats Up Over Natural Gas Drilling

The primary election is less than two weeks away and the battle between the two Democrats for Allegheny County Executive is heating up over the natural gas drilling debate.

05/04/2011

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Marcellus Shale Drilling Concerns Continue To Grow

There are growing concerns about the safety of Marcellus Shale drilling in our area. Now, Pennsylvania is considering legislation to put stricter safety requirements on the industry.

04/22/2011

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Gas Drilling Industry Makes Stunning Admission

The president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, which represents natural gas companies, said the group now believes the natural gas exploration industry is partly responsible for rising levels of contaminants found in area drinking water.

04/19/2011

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Landowner Advice For Marcellus Shale Drilling

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s been called the Pennsylvania Gold Rush as many landowners are getting rich from Marcellus Shale drilling. However, not everyone who has signed a lease with a gas exploration company is happy […]

12/15/2010

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Marcellus Shale Drilling Could Impact Hunting Season

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Marcellus Shale drilling sites have been popping up all over the area in the last year and they could affect the plans of local hunters. With more than 300 sites, Washington County […]

11/24/2010

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New State Website Gives Oil And Gas Drilling Info

The state Department of Environmental Protection has a new website to help people find information about oil and gas drilling.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/02/2010

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