A Department of Environmental Protection spokesman says today’s gas well explosion is the first serious Marcellus shale well blowout in our region.
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.
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.
Pittsburgh region has cancer risk among the highest in the nation caused by hazardous air pollution.
Former President George W. Bush and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett are scheduled to speak at a shale gas drilling conference in Pittsburgh.
It was a beautiful fall day in German Township, Fayette County, but residents living near the Advanced Disposal landfill can’t enjoy it.
Going on television camera for the first time since acknowledging he posted negative comments online under other people’s names, Pa. Rep. Jesse White, a Cecil Democrat, was blunt.
A Washington County attorney says he plans to challenge Pa. Rep. Jesse White in the Democratic Primary.
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.
The planes will continue to take off and land at Pittsburgh International Airport — but they’ll have company.
Representatives from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport say deals to allow natural gas drilling can be beneficial, but they aren’t always quick.
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but — working with local universities — it’s America’s fossil fuel research lab.
There’s 12,000 acres in nine Allegheny County parks that 11 million people visit each year.
CBS Radio held the Marcellus Shale Festival on Thursday Aug. 15 in hopes of maximizing public and private partnership on Marcellus Shale.
Matt Pittzarella of Range Resources joined KDKA’S Robert Mangino to discuss the steady job growth within the Marcellus Shale industry.