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Marcellus Shale

Stigall Show Log 9.8.11

Chris reviews last night’s Republican Debate, has the new details of Superintendant Arlene Ackerman’s buyout, and insight on Phillies Outfielder John Mayberry Jr’s dating habits.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/08/2011

(Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Thousands Protest Outside Shale Drilling Conference In Philadelphia

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.”

09/07/2011

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in file photo)

Gov. Corbett Says Perzel Guilty Plea Speaks To His Own Integrity

“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.

09/01/2011

(A Marcellus shale fracking site.  File photo)

Pennsylvania Health Expert Disputes Marcellus Shale-STD Link Assertion

“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.

08/19/2011

Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley speaks to reporters after Friday's meeting (Credit: Tony Romeo, KYW Newsradio)

Imposing Impact Fees Just One Of Many Marcellus Shale Recommendations Approved

Imposing impact fees is among the dozens of recommendations approved Friday by Governor Corbett’s Marcellus Shale Commission on a wide range issues related to natural gas drilling.

07/16/2011

(Credit: CBS 3)

Liquor Store Privatization To Take Center Stage This Week

The push to privatize Pennsylvania liquor sales will be in the spotlight this week when the much-anticipated legislative proposal is expected to be unveiled. But when the legislature returns in the fall, the fate of state stores will share the stage with several other major issues.

07/12/2011

(A Marcellus shale drilling site.  File photo)

Some Pa. Natural Gas Drilling May Be Violating Federal Law, Sierra Club Warns

Since 1965, Pennsylvania has received more than $160 million from the federal government to acquire land that, according to the funding, must be used for public purposes in perpetuity.

07/07/2011

(Gov. Tom Corbett.  AP file photo)

Poll Shows Pa. Voters Evenly Divided Over Gov. Corbett’s Performance

The new Quinnipiac University poll shows that 39 percent of Pennsylvania voters approve of Gov. Corbett’s job performance while 38 percent disapprove.

06/14/2011

(A Marcellus shale drilling site.   File photo)

Pa. Lawmakers Advance Shale Drilling ‘Impact Fees’ Legislation

A Pennsylvania state senate committee has advanced a bill that would impose “impact fees” on natural gas drilling in the state, but some state lawmakers are expressing reservations.

06/14/2011

(Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Pa. Natural Gas Driller Pays Record Fine For Fire, Pollution

A natural gas driller has agreed to the biggest settlement ever in Pennsylvania for problems at sites in two different parts of the state.

05/17/2011

(Credit: AP)

Gas Drilling Pushes Susquehanna To Top Of “Most Endangered” List

The group says natural gas extraction poses two potential threats: the soup of toxic chemicals and the huge amount of water pumped down wells so natural gas comes up.

05/17/2011

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Searching For Jobs In A Bad Economy

There are some jobs in this “jobless recovery,” if you know where to look.

04/30/2011

Stigall Show Log 4.29.11

5:45 The Royal Wedding will be a drag on the British economy. 6:13 Grocers in Wisconsin are bracing for a protest from unions trying to link them to Governor Scott Walker. 6:41 Governor Tom Corbett […]

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/29/2011

(A Marcellus Shale drilling site.  File photo)

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Thinks Fees On Marcellus Shale Drillers Unavoidable

Pennsylvania state senator Joseph Scarnati has rolled out his long-awaited proposal to impose fees on natural gas drillers in the state’s Marcellus Shale region.

04/28/2011

NaturalGas_Robert Nickelsberg

Heated Debate In Harrisburg Over Natural Gas Drilling

Governor Corbett’s newly-formed advisory commission on Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling got a tongue-lashing from dozens of residents concerned about safety and environmental issues as the panel held its second meeting Wednesday.

04/28/2011

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