A state lawmaker accused of using fake names online to criticize supporters of gas drilling is saying he’s sorry.
There are new developments after a KDKA investigation uncovered accusations that a state lawmaker is hiding behind online aliases to attack supporters of Marcellus Shale drilling in the area.
The impact of the conviction and resignation of former Justice Joan Orie Melvin is already being felt with a stalled decision on a matter of vital importance.
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.
Here’s a recap of the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News in case you missed any of the top interviews.
In addition to the flights coming and going on the runways of Pittsburgh International Airport, Allegheny County is looking at the economic potential of leasing tens of thousands of empty acres for shale gas drilling.
Range Resources’ Matt Pitzarella joins KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino in studio for the Marcellus Shale Hour.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino speaks with Range Resources Director of Corporate Communications Matt Pitzarella and Managing Director of SIOR Jones Lang LaSalle Dan Adamski on the Marcellus Shale Hour.
“I am happy to announce we will bring natural gas to McKinley.” That pronouncement, in the newly-released film, “Promised Land,” actually takes place in the old gymnasium in the former Apollo High School. Much of the film was shot in western Pennsylvania.
“Promised Land” promises an unbiased look at the benefits and potential dangers of hydrolic fracking.
This week on the Marcellus Shale Hour, KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino is joined by Matt Pitzarella from Range Resources to discuss the impact of the election on shale energy and natural gas, among other things.
Can the state force municipalities to allow drilling pads in residential neighborhoods like the one in South Fayette or within 300 feet of a school like South Fayette Elementary? That’s the question before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and more than 100 anti-drilling advocates who showed up to voice their opposition to Act 13.
Shale gas drilling sites have sprouted up throughout the region in recent years, and now the towns that host them – like Peters Township – are getting back a piece of the action.
Pittsburgh City Council will soon look at new legislation aimed at regulating gas drilling in the city, and once again, the political debate will be intense.