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Corbett Visits Delaware County To Promote PA’s Natural Gas Drilling Policies

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett toured Aqua America’s Compressed Natural Gas fueling station in Springfield on Tuesday and touted the benefits of the state’s natural gas drilling policies.

04/08/2014

(The state capitol in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of Marcellus Shale Drilling Law

The state Supreme Court has struck down portions of a controversial law governing natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale regions.

12/20/2013

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Local Versus State Drilling Regulations Battle Seems Headed To Pa. Supreme Court

The battle over the state’s attempt to supersede local regulations for natural gas drilling operations appears headed for the state Supreme Court, now that a lower court has overturned part of a state law passed earlier this year.

07/27/2012

Work on a natural gas drill in Pennsylvania. (Credit: Getty Images)

Ban On Drilling In Bucks, Montgomery Counties Stirs Controversy

Legislation imposing a moratorium on gas and oil drilling in Bucks and Montgomery Counties was included in budget legislation approved over the weekend, touching off a firestorm of controversy.

07/03/2012

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Natural Gas Drilling Bill Awaits Governor Corbett’s Signature

A controversial bill to impose regulations and impact fees on natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania is on its way to becoming law. A state House vote yesterday sent the bill to the governor’s desk.

02/09/2012

File photo of Governor Tom Corbett addressing the State Association of Township Supervisors in Hershey. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Long-Delayed Natural Gas Drilling Bill Could Go To Corbett Next Week

A spokesman for Chester Republican Dominic Pileggi, the Senate majority leader, says negotiations have heated up to get a natural gas drilling bill to the Governor’s desk.

02/01/2012

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Gas Drilling Tops The Agenda As Pennsylvania Lawmakers Return

Pennsylvania lawmakers return to the state capitol this week to begin the second year of their two-year legislative session with several major issues carrying over from year one.

01/16/2012

(Protesters outside the Academy of Natural Sciences, 19th and The Parkway, today.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Upstate Pa. Residents Affected by Fracking Protest at EPA Head’s Visit to Philadelphia

Opponents of natural gas drilling in Northeastern Pennsylvania came to Philadelphia on Friday, demanding that the EPA administrator order fresh water deliveries to their town.

01/13/2012

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett, at the Pennsylvania Press Club in Harrisburg on November 21st.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Clock Is Ticking For Corbett’s Agenda

It looks increasingly as if many of Governor Corbett’s ambitious agenda items will have to wait until next year if they are to get done.

12/05/2011

File photo: a hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operation.  Credit Janek Skarzynski/ AFP/ Getty Images.

Delaware River Basin Commission Postpones Plan To Allow Fracking In Region

New York is on record against fracking, and now Delaware indicates it will also vote no, given concerns over protection of drinking water.

11/18/2011

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Pennsylvania House And Senate Pass Natural Gas Drilling Regulation Bills

Both the Pennsylvania House and Senate have now passed different bills to regulate and impose fees on the state’s natural gas drilling industry.

11/18/2011

(credit: Tony Romeo)

Corbett Plans To Unveil School Voucher Proposal Soon, Transportation Waits

Governor Corbett says he will soon have something to say on the subject of school voucher legislation, but he’s giving more indications transportation funding may not be addressed this fall as was expected.

10/06/2011

(A Marcellus Shale drilling site.  File photo)

Corbett’s Fracking ‘Impact Fees’ Fall Short, Says Pennsylvania Environmental Group

Tracy Carluccio of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network says the proposed fees pale in comparison to the damage that can be done by fracking.

10/03/2011

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in file photo)

Governor Corbett Cites School Vouchers As Priority For Fall Legislative Session

Governor Corbett says his top priority is school vouchers, but he also wants to address transportation funding, liquor privatization, and natural gas drilling.

09/19/2011

(Gov. Tom Corbett.  File photo)

Corbett Takes Hands-On Approach For Drawing Up Natural Gas Drilling Bill

Governor Tom Corbett told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that he will draw up his own legislation to impose impact fees on natural gas drillers.

09/16/2011

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