Gas Driller To Pay $1.9M For Damage To Pennsylvania Wetlands, WaterwaysOne of the most active natural gas exploration firms in Pennsylvania has agreed to pay $1.9 million after it disclosed in 2014 that its construction work had damaged waterways and wetlands, without proper permits, according to paperwork filed in federal court on Wednesday.
Pennsylvania Gas Drilling Fee Revenue Slides In 2019Pennsylvania gas drilling fee revenue declined in 2019.
Driller's Groundwater Pollution Draws $1.2M FineA Tulsa, Oklahoma-based oil and natural gas exploration company is paying $1.2 million for polluting groundwater supplying five households in southwestern Pennsylvania in 2012.
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.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
Turzai Says Governor's Tax On Shale Drilling Hurts Drilling IndustryHouse Speaker Mike Turzai, a Marshall Republican, convened an energy forum with some of his House colleagues at the Pittsburgh Technical Institute in Oakdale on Friday morning.
KD Investigates: As Drilling Ramps Up, So Do The LawsuitsGary Andreis's house in Chartiers-Houston is just downhill from a natural gas compressor station which he says has flooded his yard and poisoned his well, forcing him and his family to live on bottled water.
Gov. Wolf Signs Moratorium On Fracking On State LandsFulfilling a campaign pledge, Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order Thursday banning new drilling leases on public land, ending a short-lived effort by his Republican predecessor to expand the extraction of natural gas from rock buried deep beneath state parks and forests.
Study: Marcellus Shale Created 45,000 Trade JobsHow many jobs is the shale gas industry creating?
Deal Approved To Allow Drilling In 2 Beaver Co. ParksIt was a unanimous vote between Beaver County commissioners on Thursday to allow PennEnergy Resources to drill at the Old Economy Park, as well as Brush Creek Park.
DEP Cites 243 Cases Of Well Water Contaminated By Drilling WastewaterThe state is out with new information about how many private drinking water wells have been contaminated due to drilling activities.
DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In StahlstownThe Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.
Struggling North Braddock Looks To Shale Gas DrillingNorth Braddock got dealt a mighty blow with the death of big steel, and it has never regained its footing.
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.
Network Plans To Bring Shale Power To East Coast PPL Corp. said Thursday it wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated Eastern Seaboard.