The price of electricity is dropping in our area. But why is that the case?
Numerous polls show that Americans, with the steepest income gap of any developed country, are concerned about the growing trend but are divided over what to do about it.
Dozens of parks in Pennsylvania will be receiving state funding for various conservation and recreation projects.
With all the controversy about natural gas production from Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region, you might wonder where green energy fits in. Quite nicely, says an advocate.
Both the Pennsylvania House and Senate have now passed different bills to regulate and impose fees on the state’s natural gas drilling industry.
The state legislature continues to move closer to enacting a bill that would regulate natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.
Scientists are exploring a new concern about gas extraction in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale beds: Earthquakes.
State Senate action on a bill to regulate and impose fees on natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania has been delayed for at least two weeks.
Tracy Carluccio of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network says the proposed fees pale in comparison to the damage that can be done by fracking.
The governor is proposing a fee that would collect a total of $160,000 per natural gas well over a 10-year period.
Governor Tom Corbett told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that he will draw up his own legislation to impose impact fees on natural gas drillers.
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Former Pennsylvania governor and industry consultant Tom Ridge says many of the concerns about the environmental and public health impacts of drilling are “phony hysteria.”
“I also, back in 2004, received campaign contributions directly to my campaign from the former speaker (John Perzel). It didn’t do him any good, did it?,” Corbett told reporters today.
“We have not seen any data that can support or deny claims that rates of STDs have increased in communities where there is an influx of workers associated with Marcellus Shale drilling,” says the director of the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health.