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Natural Gas Drilling

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Columbia Gas Bills To Rise Despite Stable Gas Supplies

In television ads, Columbia Gas is telling customers about an upgrade in its natural gas pipelines across Pennsylvania.

04/02/2014

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More Remains Found At Greene Co. Well Fire Site

A coroner says he and a team of anthropology students have recovered what they believe to be more fragmented remains of a worker who was killed when a southwestern Pennsylvania natural gas well exploded last month.

03/11/2014

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Bobtown Pizza Shop Getting National Attention Over Coupon Controversy

Natives in the rural area of Bobtown say a simple gesture has snowballed out of control.

03/07/2014

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Mars Area Parents Mobilizing Against Drilling Under School District Property

The rural landscape of western Pennsylvania is peppered with natural gas well rigs. But the rewards and risks of the industry are now being weighed heavily in Mars, Butler County.

03/07/2014

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Meeting Over Hanover Twp. Frackwater Plant Gets Heated

People fighting a proposed frackwater treatment plant sounded off Thursday night.

02/20/2014

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City Gets Advice On Airport Gas Drilling

Officials from Consol Energy Inc. and Pittsburgh International Airport went to Texas in May to seek advice on gas drilling deals, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday.

08/25/2013

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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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County Economic Developement Director Talks Prosperity

Allegheny County Economic Development Director Dennis Davin talked to Rob Pratte on the deal made to drill for natural gas on Pittsburgh International Airport property.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/09/2013

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Consol To Pay $500 Mil For Airport Drilling Rights

Allegheny County hopes to make around $1 billion with the newly-awarded Consol drilling contract.

02/08/2013

Communities Get Paid For Natural Gas Drilling

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 […]

10/15/2012

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Court Ruling Allows Municipalities To Restrict Natural Gas Drilling

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.

07/27/2012

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Peters Twp. Group Wants Referendum To Ban Drilling

Just one day after Peters Township council unanimously voted to let a judge decide whether a referendum to ban natural gas drilling can appear on the November ballot, the township solicitor went to court hoping to block such a referendum.

09/13/2011

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Mount Pleasant Township Making Life Difficult On Range Resources

Range Resources may not be the exclusive drilling company for Mount Pleasant Township much longer; refusal to allow bunkhouses at drill sites; drilling company claims they need a foremen on-site 24/7

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/07/2011