Fulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock buried deep beneath state parks and forests.
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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.
The state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.
The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.
North Braddock got dealt a mighty blow with the death of big steel, and it has never regained its footing.
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.
PPL Corp. said Thursday it wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated Eastern Seaboard.
Marcellus drilling rigs and other shale gas infrastructure is dividing the residents of New Sewickley, Beaver County.
Don Kretschmann loves being an organic farmer in Beaver County, but now he says that way of life is under threat.
Shouts of “shame, shame, shame” followed Allegheny County Council’s approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.
A clean-up is underway at the now-dry wastewater impoundment in Amwell Township, Washington County.
More than 100 people filled a small municipal building for the North Braddock council meeting Monday night.
Grandview Golf Course in North Braddock lives up to its name — providing golfers with a stunning vista of the steel valley.
A chorus of frogs echoed across the waters of Deer Lakes Park Wednesday, heralding a perfect day to fish or walk.