Fracking Zoning Ordinances Approved 6-To-1 At Plum Borough Council MeetingTwo zoning ordinances associated with plans to conduct fracking in rural/residential neighborhoods in Plum Borough were approved at the borough council meeting Monday.
In 'Gasland' Community, New Tests Revive Old Drilling DebateThe federal government is back for the first time in more than five years to investigate ongoing claims of contamination in a rural Pennsylvania community that became a battleground in the debate over gas drilling and fracking.
Plum Residents Sound Off Over Plan To Inject Fracking Wastewater UndergroundPeople angry over a proposal to inject fracking wastewater underground in Plum Borough sounded off Wednesday.
Company’s Plan For Disposing Of Fracking Wastewater Is Causing Community ConcernsThe Environmental Protection Agency is planning a public hearing next week on plans to inject fracking wastewater into a gas well in Plum.
Pennsylvania Officials Link Earthquakes In Lawrence Co. To FrackingPennsylvania environmental regulators released the findings of their investigation into a series of minor earthquakes that took place near fracking operations by an oil and gas company.
Study: Fracking May Worsen Asthma In Children And AdultsFracking may worsen asthma in children and adults who live near oil and gas drilling sites according to a new Pennsylvania study.
Judge Again Dismisses Lawsuit Against Middlesex Twp. Fracking OpponentsA judge has again dismissed a lawsuit that landowners filed against people and groups who oppose fracking in a western Pennsylvania township.
State Investigating 2 Quakes Near Pennsylvania Fracking SiteThe state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating whether fracking contributed to two small earthquakes near a western Pennsylvania drilling operation.
Upset Grandparents Use Rocking Chairs To Block Entrance To Gas Drilling SiteWhen you think of grandmothers in rocking chairs, you probably don’t think of them sitting in the rain, singing and rocking as a way of protesting.
Churchill Residents Speak Out Against FrackingAn overflow crowd of fracking opponents showed up Monday night at a Churchill Borough Council meeting.
Allegheny Co. Eastern Suburbs Brace For FrackingChurchill Valley Country Club -- 1,200 acres of what were once manicured fairways and greens has now gone to seed.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

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