Marcellus Shale

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Slowdown In Natural Gas Production Bringing About Significant Layoffs

Falling natural gas prices have been a boon to consumers, especially here in western Pennsylvania where Marcellus natural gas is plentiful and cheap.

01/23/2015

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Train Hauling Fracking Sand Derails In Uniontown, Nearly Hits House

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a train derailment in Fayette County Thursday morning.

01/22/2015

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Cheap Fuel Prices Hurting Shale Gas Industry

Natural gas prices are falling in Western Pennsylvania and while it may be good for consumers, it may not be good for the Marcellus Shale gas industry.

01/14/2015

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Experts Exploring Link Between Natural Gas Drilling & Earthquakes

Some places that rarely have earthquakes are having them now, and officials have linked some of them to fracking or related activities.

11/17/2014

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School District Seeks $500,000 From Natural Gas Deal

Under the lease agreement, EQT will explore 170 acres owned by the East Allegheny School District for natural gas drilling.

11/11/2014

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Study: Marcellus Shale Created 45,000 Trade Jobs

How many jobs is the shale gas industry creating?

10/17/2014

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Deal Approved To Allow Drilling In 2 Beaver Co. Parks

It was a unanimous vote between Beaver County commissioners on Thursday to allow PennEnergy Resources to drill at the Old Economy Park, as well as Brush Creek Park.

09/25/2014

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Pittsburgh Technical Institute Preparing Students For Oil & Gas Industry

The course has rigorous demands and is highly technical – taught in a language few of us would understand.

09/23/2014

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DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling Wastewater

The state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.

08/29/2014

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DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In Stahlstown

The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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Drilling For Natural Gas Now Underway At Airport

Consol Energy has cut roads through forested lands to reach six pads designed to support 45 wells to extract natural gas under and near the Pittsburgh International Airport.

08/25/2014

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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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High Levels Of Chloride Investigated At Cecil Twp. Marcellus Shale Site

Environmental officials say they are looking into high levels of chloride found at a Marcellus Shale site.

08/01/2014

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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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