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Marcellus Shale

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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.

12 hours ago

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Ohio Geologists Link Earthquake Activity To Fracking

State geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquake activity in the Marcellus Shale basin to hydraulic fracturing, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for drilling limits in the interest of public health.

04/11/2014

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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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New Program Teaches Eighth Graders About Shale Gas Industry Jobs

They’re still in eighth grade, but the shale gas industry says they’re not too young to start thinking about the future.

04/07/2014

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Deal Collapses To Preserve Pristine Land In Richland Twp.

For years it was an eyesore in Richland Township, rusting greenhouses on the site of the former Pittsburgh Cut Flowers.

04/04/2014

High-School-Tour

High School Tour: Moon Area

Mike Pintek was welcomed with opened arms to Moon High School today for another high school tour!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/03/2014

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New “Pop-Up” Explores Strong Canada-Pa. Link

If you are from Pittsburgh you already know it’s a great, re-surging town.

John Prato is the Consulate General of Canada and he joined the KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert and John Shumway to talk about why a temporary Canadian Consulate called Pop-Up Canada is opening in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh next week.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/03/2014

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Columbia Gas Bills To Rise Despite Stable Gas Supplies

In television ads, Columbia Gas is telling customers about an upgrade in its natural gas pipelines across Pennsylvania.

04/02/2014

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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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Meeting Over Hanover Twp. Frackwater Plant Gets Heated

People fighting a proposed frackwater treatment plant sounded off Thursday night.

02/20/2014

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Hanover Township Residents Fighting Frackwater Treatment Plant

In the front yard of Pam Chappell’s house there’s a sign asking Hanover Township supervisors to say “no” to something she says will change her neighborhood forever.

02/20/2014

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Officials Investigating Cause Of Fire At Greene Co. Gas Well

A Department of Environmental Protection spokesman says today’s gas well explosion is the first serious Marcellus shale well blowout in our region.

02/11/2014

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Local Town’s Drilling Ordinances Questioned

These are boom times for shale gas exploration but towns and municipalities like South Fayette Township are concerned that it should be controlled and limited, adopting zoning ordinances that would keep drilling away from schools and residential areas.

01/13/2014

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New Concerns Over Shale Drilling, Radioactivity Waste

Peters Creek has come a long way back from sewage-laden waterway to trout stream in large part from the efforts of the local watershed association.

12/10/2013

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Pittsburgh Region Cancer Risk Is Among Highest In The Nation

Pittsburgh region has cancer risk among the highest in the nation caused by hazardous air pollution.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/21/2013

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