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Deal Approved To Allow Drilling In 2 Beaver Co. Parks

It was a unanimous vote between Beaver County commissioners on Thursday to allow PennEnergy Resources to drill at the Old Economy Park, as well as Brush Creek Park.

09/25/2014

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Firm Sues Over Biblical Fracking Billboard

An eastern Ohio man who uses a biblical reference and a statement against “poisoned waters” on billboards opposing gas-drilling wastewater wells faces a legal threat from the wells’ operator.

08/20/2014

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Drilling Firm Challenges Township Waste Ordinance

A gas and oil drilling company is suing an Indiana County township, claiming that an ordinance passed to ban the disposal of drilling byproducts like fracking fluids and briny water is illegal and trumped by state and federal law.

08/11/2014

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Drilling Impoundments Raise Concerns Across Area

They’re the size of a football field, holding millions of gallons of drilling water, and recently they’ve attracted the unwanted attention of state environmental regulators.

08/06/2014

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US Dept. Of Energy Welcomes Openness In Fracking Procedures

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.

04/25/2014

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Drilling Under Schools, Parks Working In Parts Of Washington Co.

When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.

04/24/2014

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Controversy Over Fracking At Deer Lakes Continues

As the fracking at Deer Lakes public hearings wind down, the Allegheny County Council has to make a decision on what to do.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/22/2014

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Group Fighting Against Drilling Contract For Deer Lakes Park

One anti-fracking group says drillers are targeting Pennsylvania’s county parks.

04/19/2014

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Ethics Complaint Over Deer Lakes Fracking

Protect Our Parks has filed a formal complaint with the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission over the role of Councilman Futules in the Deer Lakes fracking plan.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/18/2014

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Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking Impoundment

Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.

04/18/2014

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Ohio Geologists Link Earthquake Activity To Fracking

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.

04/11/2014

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Ask The Leaders: Land Banking, Deer Lakes Fracking And Working Together

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek hosts Ask The Leaders with Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald for a chance to pick the brains of two of the most influential leaders in our city.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/27/2014

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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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Chevron Pizza ‘Scandal’ Not A Problem With Locals

Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker.

03/07/2014

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