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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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Meeting Over Hanover Twp. Frackwater Plant Gets Heated

People fighting a proposed frackwater treatment plant sounded off Thursday night.

02/20/2014

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Hanover Township Residents Fighting Frackwater Treatment Plant

In the front yard of Pam Chappell’s house there’s a sign asking Hanover Township supervisors to say “no” to something she says will change her neighborhood forever.

02/20/2014

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Chevron Controversy: Free Pizza Coupons After Gas Well Explosion

Nearly a week after a massive fire and gas well exploded in Greene County, gas giant Chevron is under fire for their response to the blaze.

02/18/2014

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Beet Juice, Molasses, Even Cheese Brine Being Used To Treat Frozen Roadways

A splash of beet juice, a dollop of molasses, a squeeze of cheese brine. In the coldest weather, the recipe for safer roads often goes beyond the usual sprinkling of salt.

01/07/2014

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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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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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Pittsburgh Region Cancer Risk Is Among Highest In The Nation

Pittsburgh region has cancer risk among the highest in the nation caused by hazardous air pollution.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/21/2013

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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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Grassroots Effort Working To Fight Fracking In Allegheny County Parks

There’s 12,000 acres in nine Allegheny County parks that 11 million people visit each year.

08/20/2013

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Marcellus Shale Hour 7-9-13

Matt Pitzarella hosted the Marcellus Shale Hour with Robert Mangino, they were joined by Steve Everley of American Solutions and Steve Forde of the Marcellus Shale Coalition.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/09/2013

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