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.
This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets StampedThis week, a late comedian's likeness can't be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.
Consol Energy Says Its Airport Fracking Exceeds Environmental StandardsWhen it comes to drilling for natural gas at the Pittsburgh International Airport, Consol Energy officials say no one in the nation is fracking with their level of environmental protection.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against FrackingThe move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
More Southerners Calling Pittsburgh Home As Shale Industry GrowsOil and gas workers from Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana have come up to Western Pennsylvania for work.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.