Marcellus Shale Coalition
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is striking down provisions that stripped the power that municipalities had over where natural gas drilling activity could occur.
Major oil and natural gas industry groups in Pennsylvania are backing efforts to change the state’s endangered and threatened species laws, despite objections from some sportsmen’s and environmental groups.
Investigators have traced the shocking murder of Wheeling Jesuit University student Kevin Figaniak to two transient pipeline workers who had been living in an RV park a few miles away.
Matt Pitzarella hosted the Marcellus Shale Hour with Robert Mangino, they were joined by Steve Everley of American Solutions and Steve Forde of the Marcellus Shale Coalition.
New research in Pennsylvania demonstrates that it’s hard to nail down how often natural gas drilling is contaminating drinking water: One study found high levels of methane in some water wells within a half-mile of gas wells, while another found some serious methane pollution occurring naturally, far away from drilling.
A new movie focusing on the dangers of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania will air on HBO July 8, but Pittsburghers can catch a free showing at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial in Oakland on June 20.
“Promised Land” promises an unbiased look at the benefits and potential dangers of hydrolic fracking.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — When “Promised Land” was being shot in Apollo last summer, residents gathered to get a glimpse of star and producer Matt Damon, and debate the pros and cons of natural gas development. […]
FLW tournament tour director Chris Hoover joined The Fan Morning Show on Friday to talk about the tour’s upcoming 3 Rivers Challenge.
The state law would have allowed drilling activity to come within 300 feet of schools like South Fayette Elementary. But South Fayette and other municipalities were victorious in Commonwealth Court which ruled they can restrict drilling in school and residential zones.
The study, funded by the Marcellus Shale Coalition, also finds that if the pace of drilling keeps up at the current rate, the Marcellus Shale formation will become the leading supplier of natural gas in the nation, producing a projected one-fourth of the nation’s supply.
It’s been a tough run for the Marcellus Shale drilling industry, two accidents and allegations in the New York Times that local rivers have been contaminated by radioactivity; but the industry says it will be taking the allegations head on.