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Marcellus Shale

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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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George W. Bush, Corbett To Speak At Shale Gas Conference

Former President George W. Bush and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett are scheduled to speak at a shale gas drilling conference in Pittsburgh.

11/14/2013

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German Twp. Residents Believe Marcellus Shale Waste Causing Stench At Landfill

It was a beautiful fall day in German Township, Fayette County, but residents living near the Advanced Disposal landfill can’t enjoy it.

10/04/2013

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Pa. Rep. Jesse White Apologizes For Fake Online Posts

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.

09/11/2013

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Washington Co. Attorney To Challenge Rep. White In Primary

A Washington County attorney says he plans to challenge Pa. Rep. Jesse White in the Democratic Primary.

09/05/2013

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Some Concerned About Transient Gas Workers After WJU Student Murder

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.

09/04/2013

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Officials Say Airport Drilling Won’t Interfere With Flights

The planes will continue to take off and land at Pittsburgh International Airport — but they’ll have company.

08/27/2013

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City Gets Advice On International Airport Gas Drilling

Representatives from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport say deals to allow natural gas drilling can be beneficial, but they aren’t always quick.

08/25/2013

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Budget Cuts Threaten Local Energy Lab

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.

08/21/2013

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Grassroots Effort Working To Fight Fracking In Allegheny County Parks

There’s 12,000 acres in nine Allegheny County parks that 11 million people visit each year.

08/20/2013

Marcellus Shale Festival

Marcellus Shale Townhall Meeting

CBS Radio held the Marcellus Shale Festival on Thursday Aug. 15 in hopes of maximizing public and private partnership on Marcellus Shale.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/19/2013

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Marcellus Shale Fuels Job Creation In Pa.

Matt Pittzarella of Range Resources joined KDKA’S Robert Mangino to discuss the steady job growth within the Marcellus Shale industry.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/13/2013

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Range Resources Purchases 180 Natural Gas Vehicles

Matt Pittzarella of Range Resources joined KDKA’s Robert Mangino, to discuss the recent purchase Range Resources made for 180 natural gas powered vehicles.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/07/2013

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