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.
Pennsylvania Officials Link Earthquakes In Lawrence Co. To FrackingPennsylvania environmental regulators released the findings of their investigation into a series of minor earthquakes that took place near fracking operations by an oil and gas company.
State Approves Pipeline Across Commonwealth Despite Protests From EnvironmentalistsIt's called the Mariner East 2 Pipeline, a project of Philadelphia-based Sunoco Logistics. And it will run parallel, for the most part, to an existing Mariner East 1 pipeline, through Washington, Allegheny and Westmoreland counties on its way east.
Sunoco Logistics Cleared To Build State-Wide PipelineThe company planning to build a 306-mile pipeline to move propane and other natural gas liquids across southern Pennsylvania says it can begin construction.
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.
Auditor Says Clearer Rules Needed For Use Of Drilling FeesPennsylvania's auditor general says the state should rein in what he called questionable spending of some of the hundreds of millions of dollars in fees from a natural gas drilling boom that have swelled local government coffers under a nearly five-year-old state law.
Gas Industry Challenges New Drilling Rules In PennsylvaniaThe natural gas industry is challenging new regulations that govern surface development of shale gas wells.
Pa. Supreme Court Blocks Pro-Industry Provisions Of Gas Drilling LawPennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday blocked industry-friendly provisions of a major 2012 state law designed to modernize natural gas drilling regulations.
Pittsburgh Region Leads In Job Loss In Latest Economic ReportsWe're so used to getting good economic news about this region that hearing some bad news is, well, disturbing.
Trump Promises Help To Energy Industry, Calls Charlotte Violence An EmbarrassmentThe race for the White House returned to Pennsylvania today as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a stop in Pittsburgh.
Donald Trump Returns To Pittsburgh, Plans Energy SpeechMembers of a clean air group called "NextGen ClimatePA" were meeting in Oakland Wednesday night, getting ready for a "LOVE TRUMPS HATE" rally in Pittsburgh on Thursday.
Pittsburgh Hosting 2-Day Conference On Natural Gas IndustryNatural gas production is the topic of discussion at a two-day conference in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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.
CONSOL Energy To Drill AgainAnother local energy company is planning to start drilling new Marcellus and Utica shale gas wells.
Study: Fracking May Worsen Asthma In Children And AdultsFracking may worsen asthma in children and adults who live near oil and gas drilling sites according to a new Pennsylvania study.