Can the state force municipalities to allow drilling pads in residential neighborhoods like the one in South Fayette or within 300 feet of a school like South Fayette Elementary? That’s the question before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and more than 100 anti-drilling advocates who showed up to voice their opposition to Act 13.
Shale gas drilling sites have sprouted up throughout the region in recent years, and now the towns that host them – like Peters Township – are getting back a piece of the action.
Local communities are getting paid for natural gas drilling. The money come from the Impact fee that has collected for than $200 million overall from drilling through 2011. Washington County will recieve the most with […]
With Marcellus Shale drilling rigs dotting our region, the price of natural gas has dropped to a ten-year low.
A Pittsburgh City Councilman says he wants to see Marcellus Shale drilling within city limits. City Council discussed the bill proposed by Councilman Patrick Dowd which would allow some drilling in the city, but with strict guidelines.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino was joined in the studio by Matt Pitzarella of Range Resources for the Marcellus Shale Hour.
Pittsburgh City Council will soon look at new legislation aimed at regulating gas drilling in the city, and once again, the political debate will be intense.
This week on the Marcellus Shale hour, Robert Mangino and Matt Pittzarella of Range Resources talk with John Quigley, consultant for conservation and renewable energy, about finding a balance between industry and responsible energy processes.
There are concerns in Carnegie after a leaking tanker forced evacuations and closed a road for hours. “Extremely disruptive,” Carnegie Mayor Jack Kobistek said. “Traffic – there was no easy flow of traffic to get onto 79. Most people didn’t even know what had happened.”
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino and Matt Pitzarella, of Range Resources, were joined on the Marcellus Shale Hour by Dave Ball.
The state law would have allowed drilling activity to come within 300 feet of schools like South Fayette Elementary. But South Fayette and other municipalities were victorious in Commonwealth Court which ruled they can restrict drilling in school and residential zones.
It’s an international airport, but it may also soon be the site of Marcellus Shale gas drilling. The Allegheny County Airport Authority is asking gas exploration companies how much money could be made by leasing airport land for drilling.
This week on the Marcellus Shale hour, Robert Mangino and Range Resources’ Matt Pitzarella talk with John Krohn, communications director for Energy In-Depth and organizer of the Truthland project.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino was joined on the Marcellus Shale Hour by Tom Fowler, writer for the Wall Street Journal, and Mark Windle, communications specialist with Range Resources.
What if someone told you that you could fuel up your car for less than $2 a gallon? You could if you were driving a car powered by natural gas.
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