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Airport Signs Off On Marcellus Drilling Deal With Consol Energy

Marcellus Shale drilling adjacent and under Pittsburgh International Airport moved a step closer to reality on Friday, as members of Airport Authority voted unanimously to support a deal with Consol Energy.

02/08/2013

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The Marcellus Shale Hour: Liquefied Natural Gas

Range Resources Spokesman Matt Pitzarella and KDKA’s Robert Mangino discussed the newest information on liquefied natural gas exporting in Pennsylvania.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/05/2013

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KDKA Afternoon News: What You Missed

Tuesday marked the 40th Aniversary of Roe vs. Wade and Bill Rehkopf talked to a pair of organizations for their thoughts.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/22/2013

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EPA Report On Fracking Won’t Address Contamination Stats

An ongoing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study on natural gas drilling and its potential for groundwater contamination has gotten tentative praise so far from both industry and environmental groups.

01/06/2013

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KDKA’s Andy Sheehan Gets Inside Look At Fracking Process

It’s a word few us knew about three years ago, but one that now provokes raw emotion. Fracking is the use of water and chemicals to extract natural gas from shale formations under the ground.

02/14/2012

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Ohio Officials Putting In Place Earthquake Preparedness Plans

There were 11 earthquakes in eastern Ohio in 2011. Most of them were not very powerful and caused little damage, but some people are asking about emergency plans if a major quake hits the area.

01/04/2012

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Watershed Moment In Marcellus Debate

Lawmakers and natural gas industry representatives are meeting Monday in Charleston, W. Va., to discuss the future of drilling in the Marcellus shale region.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2011

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Opponents Of Gas Drilling Speak with Mike Pintek…

On Tuesday’s show, Mike spoke with David Meieran about a recent meeting where supporters and protestors of Marcellus Shale drilling clashed.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/14/2011

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U.S. Dept. Of Energy Gets Earful On Fracking

More than 130 people signed up to speak at a U.S. Department of Energy hearing on fracking, a process used in the Marcellus Shale gas drilling industry.

06/13/2011

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PAW: Drinking Water ‘Exceeds All Standards’

Is Marcellus Shale drilling poisoning our rivers and threatening our drinking water?

05/17/2011

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Drilling Companies Ordered To Stop Sending Water To Treatment Plants

Last month, KDKA Investigator Andy Sheehan was the first to report about a danger to drinking water linked to natural gas drilling water.

04/19/2011

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Gas Drilling Industry Makes Stunning Admission

The president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, which represents natural gas companies, said the group now believes the natural gas exploration industry is partly responsible for rising levels of contaminants found in area drinking water.

04/19/2011

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Former DEP Head Defends Pennsylvania’s Environmental Regulations

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Is Marcellus Shale drilling poisoning our rivers and threatening our drinking water? The headline in the New York Times reads: “Regulation Lax As Gas Wells’ Tainted Water Hits Rivers” and calls Pennsylvania […]

02/28/2011

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State Official: Pa. Water Meets Safe Drinking Standards

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Is the state allowing natural gas drillers to pollute our rivers and streams? Environmentalists claim the state is allowing drilling waste water to spill untreated into our waterways. “We have a new […]

01/04/2011

Haliburton Fracking Chemicals

Halliburton says it will now disclose the type of chemicals it is using to drill in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale. Find out what they’re using near you by visiting their website.

11/15/2010

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