Gas Drilling In Chartiers Twp. Creating Unbearable Noise PollutionA Washington County community says the noise created by nearby drilling is destroying their quality of life, even keeping some of them up at night.
Another Gas Drilling Site Near Ft. Cherry Schools Approved Despite Protests From ParentsDespite the pleas from a parent group concerned about air and water quality, the Mount Pleasant Township Board of Supervisors has approved a conditional use permit for Range Resources.
Marcellus Shale Impact Fees Invested In Community ImprovementsThe Center for Rural Pennsylvania released a new report recently analyzing how Marcellus Shale Impact Fee, also known as Act 13 dollars have been invested.
Company, State Working To Bring Well Sites Into ComplianceAn oil and gas operator says it's trying to bring dozens of its Pennsylvania drilling sites into compliance with environmental laws.
Officials: Equipment Failure May Have Sparked Fire At Drilling SiteA massive fire at a gas rig has sent firefighters and emergency crews to North Strabane Township in Washington County.
Drilling Impoundments Raise Concerns Across AreaThey're the size of a football field, holding millions of gallons of drilling water, and recently they've attracted the unwanted attention of state environmental regulators.
Ethics Commission Probes Allegheny Co. Councilman Over Deer Lakes Park DrillingShouts of “shame, shame, shame” followed Allegheny County Council's approval in May of shale gas drilling below its 1,200-acre Deer Lakes Park.
DEP: Wastewater Contamination Worse Than First Thought In Amwell Twp.A clean-up is underway at the now-dry wastewater impoundment in Amwell Township, Washington County.
Ethics Complaint Over Deer Lakes FrackingProtect Our Parks has filed a formal complaint with the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission over the role of Councilman Futules in the Deer Lakes fracking plan.
Range Resources Issued Violation For Leaking ImpoundmentOfficials are investigating after a Range Resources impoundment started leaking.
New Program Teaches Eighth Graders About Shale Gas Industry JobsThey’re still in eighth grade, but the shale gas industry says they’re not too young to start thinking about the future.
County Council Gets Look At Proposal To Drill In Deer Lakes ParkAllegheny 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.