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Struggling North Braddock Looks To Shale Gas Drilling

North Braddock got dealt a mighty blow with the death of big steel, and it has never regained its footing.

08/08/2014

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Drilling Impoundments Raise Concerns Across Area

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.

08/06/2014

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Network Plans To Bring Shale Power To East Coast

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.

07/31/2014

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Shale Gas Compressor Proposal Reveals Town’s Divide

Marcellus drilling rigs and other shale gas infrastructure is dividing the residents of New Sewickley, Beaver County.

07/24/2014

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Beaver County Braces For Shale Gas Infrastructure

Don Kretschmann loves being an organic farmer in Beaver County, but now he says that way of life is under threat.

07/23/2014

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Ethics Commission Probes Allegheny Co. Councilman Over Deer Lakes Park Drilling

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.

07/09/2014

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DEP: Wastewater Contamination Worse Than First Thought In Amwell Twp.

A clean-up is underway at the now-dry wastewater impoundment in Amwell Township, Washington County.

06/12/2014

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N. Braddock Residents Flood Council Meeting To Protest Golf Course Drilling

More than 100 people filled a small municipal building for the North Braddock council meeting Monday night.

05/19/2014

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Plan To Drill On Golf Course Faces Much Opposition

Grandview Golf Course in North Braddock lives up to its name — providing golfers with a stunning vista of the steel valley.

05/13/2014

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Fitzgerald: Much Of The Deer Lakes Park Drilling Money To Go To County Parks

A chorus of frogs echoed across the waters of Deer Lakes Park Wednesday, heralding a perfect day to fish or walk.

05/07/2014

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Drilling Under Schools, Parks Working In Parts Of Washington Co.

When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.

04/24/2014

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Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking Impoundment

Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.

04/18/2014

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Allegheny Co. Holding Public Hearings Over Deer Lakes Park Gas Drilling

Public hearings on a plan for gas drilling underneath an Allegheny County Park begin today.

04/15/2014

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2 Candidates Join Forces To Challenge Rep. White In Primary

The KD Investigators exposed him posing under false identities on the Internet. That moved two people to challenge state Rep. Jesse White for his seat, but now one of those challengers is dropping out and joining forces with the other to try to get White out of office.

04/08/2014

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County Council Gets Look At Proposal To Drill In Deer Lakes Park

Allegheny County Council is getting its first look today at a drilling agreement that would allow Range Resources to drill for natural gas below Deer Lakes Park in West Deer Township.

03/18/2014

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