New Study Finds Link Between Fracking And Poor Health In PAThe study is the latest in a flurry of studies that show a link between gas drilling and health problems.
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.
Gov. Wolf Quickly Reinstates Moratorium on Oil and Gas Drilling in State Parks"These state lands are intended to be refuges, places where people can go to enjoy natural beauty," the governor said today, signing the measure in 275-acre Benjamin Rush State Park, in Northeast Philadelphia.
A Blow To PA Conservationists On Public Land DrillingThe Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation (PEDF) sued to halt any additional leases in state parks and forests, and to make sure proceeds from current leases were put into mitigating the impacts of drilling.
PA Auditor General: Department Of Environmental Protection Caught Unprepared By Fracking GrowthPennsylvania’s auditor general has released a report critical of the Department of Environmental Protection’s regulation of the natural gas drilling industry.
Pa. Senate Passes Natural Gas Drilling RegulationsThe state legislature continues to move closer to enacting a bill that would regulate natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
Natural Gas Drilling Bill DelayedState Senate action on a bill to regulate and impose fees on natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania has been delayed for at least two weeks.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Marcellus Shale Drilling Tax The issue of whether to impose a severance tax on companies looking to drill in Pennsylvania's Marcellus shale was front and center on Wednesday at a Pennsylvania House hearing in Montgomery County.