Some places that rarely have earthquakes are having them now, and officials have linked some of them to fracking or related activities.
Recently, the game of leisure seems to have landed in the rough for the region’s country clubs and golf courses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.