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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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Obama Speech Praises Natural Gas Fracking Boom

President Barack Obama’s Climate Change speech praised renewable energy, conservation – and fracking for natural gas.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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Gasland Film Premiere In Pittsburgh

A new movie focusing on the dangers of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania will air on HBO July 8, but Pittsburghers can catch a free showing at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in Oakland on June 20.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/16/2013

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Heinz Endowments Funding Fracking Foes And Backers

In the fierce debates over the safety of fracking for natural gas, one group is giving both sides a chance to make their points.

06/02/2013

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