Pa. Senator Pat Toomey Introduces Bill To Prevent Presidents From Banning FrackingRepublican Senator Pat Toomey is taking steps to keep the federal government from banning fracking.
Pa. Senator Pat Toomey Pressing For Passage Of A Measure That Would Keep Presidents From Banning FrackingPennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey's new resolution claims that Congress believes a president doesn't have the authority to ban fracking.
Public Hearing Held In Canonsburg To Ask Officials About Spike Of Cancer CasesResidents want answers after several people in Washington County have been diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma.
Pennsylvania Senator Daylin Leach Proposes Constitutional Amendment To Ban FrackingA Pennsylvania senator says the damage caused by fracking outweighs any economic benefit.
KDKA Investigates: Local Towns Fighting For Power To Ban FrackingShould towns have the power to bank fracking?
Concerned Citizens Attend Meeting About Health And Environmental Concerns Related To FrackingThree environmental groups hosted a community meeting in Canonsburg to address concerns regarding a possible link between rare cancer and fracking.
Does Fracking Cause Childhood Cancer? Activists Urge Gov. Wolf To Find OutPennsylvanians advocating for more research into childhood cancer cases in Southwestern Pennsylvania took their message to the state Capitol Wednesday.
KDKA Investigates: Residents Of Butler Co. Community Blame Fracking For Bad Water, But DEP Says OtherwiseResidents of a Butler County community say fracking polluted their water, but state and federal agencies say that's not the case.
KDKA Investigates: State Grand Jury Probing Shale Gas IndustryThe Marcellus Shale drilling industry has had a positive economic impact on the region, but for some people who live near gas well sites, their calm lives have been turned upside down.
Franklin Park Borough Council Votes 4-2 Against Fracking Lease Deal With PennEnergyThe debate over fracking moved closer to the city of Pittsburgh Wednesday as Borough Council in Franklin Park brought the issue to a vote.
Franklin Park Council Tables Vote On Fracking LeaseThe Franklin Park Borough Council is considering a lease to allow fracking beneath the borough park, but opponents say council tried to rush through the approval process.
Fracking Zoning Ordinances Approved 6-To-1 At Plum Borough Council MeetingTwo zoning ordinances associated with plans to conduct fracking in rural/residential neighborhoods in Plum Borough were approved at the borough council meeting Monday.
In 'Gasland' Community, New Tests Revive Old Drilling DebateThe federal government is back for the first time in more than five years to investigate ongoing claims of contamination in a rural Pennsylvania community that became a battleground in the debate over gas drilling and fracking.
Plum Residents Sound Off Over Plan To Inject Fracking Wastewater UndergroundPeople angry over a proposal to inject fracking wastewater underground in Plum Borough sounded off Wednesday.
Company’s Plan For Disposing Of Fracking Wastewater Is Causing Community ConcernsThe Environmental Protection Agency is planning a public hearing next week on plans to inject fracking wastewater into a gas well in Plum.