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.
Marcellus drilling rigs and other shale gas infrastructure is dividing the residents of New Sewickley, Beaver County.
Don Kretschmann loves being an organic farmer in Beaver County, but now he says that way of life is under threat.
Shouts of “shame, shame, shame” followed Allegheny County Council’s approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.
While Governor Corbett evaluates whether to sign the budget his fellow Republicans in the legislature have sent to him, his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, campaigning in Pittsburgh, told KDKA political editor Jon Delano he disliked this budget but stopped short of saying he would veto it.
A clean-up is underway at the now-dry wastewater impoundment in Amwell Township, Washington County.
Grandview Golf Course in North Braddock lives up to its name — providing golfers with a stunning vista of the steel valley.
The number of trains and tanker trucks hauling highly explosive by-products from drilling through local towns has increased exponentially.
When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.
Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.
Public hearings on a plan for gas drilling underneath an Allegheny County Park begin today.
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.
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.
They’re still in eighth grade, but the shale gas industry says they’re not too young to start thinking about the future.
For years it was an eyesore in Richland Township, rusting greenhouses on the site of the former Pittsburgh Cut Flowers.