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Gas Drilling

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Shale Drilling Supporters Attacked Online Say Apology Not Accepted

A state lawmaker accused of using fake names online to criticize supporters of gas drilling is saying he’s sorry.

05/30/2013

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State Rep. Accused Of Attacking Shale Supporters Issues Apology

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.

05/30/2013

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Orie Melvin State Supreme Court Vacancy Has Impact On Drilling

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.

04/04/2013

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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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Thursday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 24, 2013

Here’s a recap of the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News in case you missed any of the top interviews.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2013

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Drilling At Airport Moves Forward

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.

01/17/2013

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Marcellus Shale Hour: January 15, 2013

Range Resources’ Matt Pitzarella joins KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino in studio for the Marcellus Shale Hour.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/15/2013

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Marcellus Shale Hour: January 8, 2013

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/08/2013

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Local High School Basketball Team Featured In “Promised Land”

“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.

01/04/2013

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Fight Over New Movie, “Promised Land,” Heats Up

“Promised Land” promises an unbiased look at the benefits and potential dangers of hydrolic fracking.

01/04/2013

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Marcellus Shale Hour: Environmental Responsibility

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2012

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Pa. Supreme Court Weighs Future Of Gas Drilling

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.

10/17/2012

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Some Municipalities With Gas Drilling Not Getting Compensation

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.

10/16/2012

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City Councilman Introduces Bill To Allow Limited Marcellus Shale Drilling

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.

09/20/2012

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