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Wolf Visits Local School To Highlight Education Differences With Corbett

Tom Wolf highlighted support for public education with a tour of a local school.

09/15/2014

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Drilling For Natural Gas Now Underway At Airport

Consol Energy has cut roads through forested lands to reach six pads designed to support 45 wells to extract natural gas under and near the Pittsburgh International Airport.

08/25/2014

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Plan To Drill On Golf Course Faces Much Opposition

Grandview Golf Course in North Braddock lives up to its name — providing golfers with a stunning vista of the steel valley.

05/13/2014

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Feds Issue Tighter Regulations For Trains Hauling Highly-Flammable Crude

More and more, trains with older, puncture-prone tanker cars are hauling highly-flammable crude and liquefied petroleum though our area, like in Downtown Pittsburgh and in Carnegie.

05/07/2014

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Increased Marcellus Shale Drilling Has Local Officials Worried About Safety

The number of trains and tanker trucks hauling highly explosive by-products from drilling through local towns has increased exponentially.

05/06/2014

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KD Investigates: Could A Train Tragedy Happen In Pittsburgh?

A runaway tanker train crashes in Canada, killing 47 people.

05/05/2014

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US Dept. Of Energy Welcomes Openness In Fracking Procedures

The US Department of Energy said Friday that it welcomes the decision by an oil and gas industry supplier to disclose all chemicals in hydraulic fracturing fluid.

04/25/2014

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Group Fighting Against Drilling Contract For Deer Lakes Park

One anti-fracking group says drillers are targeting Pennsylvania’s county parks.

04/19/2014

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Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking Impoundment

Officials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.

04/18/2014

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2 Candidates Join Forces To Challenge Rep. White In Primary

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.

04/08/2014

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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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County Council Gets Look At Proposal To Drill In Deer Lakes Park

Allegheny County Council is getting its first look today at a drilling agreement that would allow Range Resources to drill for natural gas below Deer Lakes Park in West Deer Township.

03/18/2014

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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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Report: Greene Co. Gas Well Missing Worker Identified

A worker who has been missing since a gas well in Greene County exploded in a Greene County gas well explosion and fire earlier this month has been identified.

02/18/2014

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Gas Well Fire Continues To Burn Days After Explosion

The fire at a Greene County gas well continues to burn, nearly five days after it started.

02/15/2014

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