Pa. AG: Grand Jury Probe Finds Regulatory Failures By DEP, Health Dept. In Natural Gas DrillingA grand jury investigation into Pennsylvania's large natural gas drilling industry released Thursday by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro has found systematic failures in state departments regulating that industry.
Pa. Supreme Court Upholds Old Precedent In FrackingThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines.
'This Is Something We Need To Do': Pa. Gov. Wolf Authorizes $3 Million Study On Health Impacts Of FrackingPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration will spend $3 million to explore the potential health impacts of the natural gas industry.
Pennsylvania To Spend $3M To Study Possible Link Between Fracking And Spike In Childhood CancerPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf says his administration will spend $3 million on a pair of studies to explore the potential health impacts of the natural gas industry.
KDKA Investigates: Could Fracking Be To Blame For Spike In Childhood Cancer?With an uptick in childhood cancers in a four-county area, local parents are blaming the fracking industry as the cause.
Court: Jefferson Hills Can Consider Neighbor's Input In Gas Drilling Permit DebateThe Pa. Supreme Court ruled that Jefferson Hills was entitled to hear from people in a neighboring township about the effects of drilling.
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.
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.
Dozens Voice Concerns About Possible Gas Drilling Expansion In Penn Twp.Nearly 100 people attended a public hearing about a zoning ordinance that could expand gas drilling in Penn Township.
Businesses Seeing Major Slowdown In Marcellus Shale Drilling AreasThe slowdown in the gas fields has hit Main Street in Marcellus Shale country.
Wolf Veto Message Outlines Reasons He Rejected GOP's BudgetPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's veto message to state lawmakers says the budget they've just sent him doesn't spend enough on education and will make the state's deficit worse.
Wolf Plans Veto Of GOP Budget, Democrats SayGov. Tom Wolf told top Pennsylvania Democratic lawmakers he will veto a Republican budget plan that falls short of his priorities, two senior Democrats said Thursday.
State House Republicans Push Wolf Taxes To Unanimous DefeatA measure combining all of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed tax increases went down unanimously Monday in the state House, but Republicans and Democrats had much different reasons for voting against it.
Wolf, Business Leaders Clash Over Proposed Natural-Gas TaxGov. Tom Wolf clashed Monday with a coalition of more than a dozen business groups that is trying to derail his proposed severance tax on natural-gas drilling, charging that they are putting gas and oil interests ahead of the schools and children that Wolf says will benefit from his plan.
Consol Energy Says Its Airport Fracking Exceeds Environmental StandardsWhen it comes to drilling for natural gas at the Pittsburgh International Airport, Consol Energy officials say no one in the nation is fracking with their level of environmental protection.