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CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

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Wolf Administration Advances Tougher Gas Drilling Rules

Pennsylvania state environmental regulators say they want to get tougher on how the Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling industry stores waste, dampens noise and affects water resources, schools and playgrounds.

03/09/2015

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, in file photo.  (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Wolf To Unveil Natural Gas Severance Tax Proposal

Wolf, a Democrat, will appear Wednesday at Caln Elementary School in Thorndale, about 30 miles west of Philadelphia.

02/11/2015

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Energy Industry Promotion Conference Draws Angry Protests at Drexel University

The demonstrators say they want investors from corporations to keep so-called “dirty” fossil fuel investments out of Philadelphia.

12/05/2014

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3 On Your Side: Winter Heating Costs

3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at the numbers.

10/08/2014

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What’s Best For The Environment: Do This, Not That

When trying to determine what is best for the environment, there are several options we are faced with. Here are some helpful and simple pointers to lead a greener lifestyle.

09/22/2014

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PGW Drops Natural Gas Rates For Fall

By Jim Donovan: Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) today announced that natural gas rates will decrease this fall for PGW’s residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers. The rate for residential customers, for instance, will be adjusted […]

09/02/2014

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Pa. Ranks Out Of Top 10 States For Solar Energy, N.J. Ranks 3rd

Penn Environment field organizer Sophie Grueterich says while Philadelphia has set a goal of producing enough solar power for 20,000 homes by 2025, more solar-friendly policies are needed to make it happen.

08/06/2014

Pa. auditor general Eugene DePasquale. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

PA Auditor General: Department Of Environmental Protection Caught Unprepared By Fracking Growth

Pennsylvania’s auditor general has released a report critical of the Department of Environmental Protection’s regulation of the natural gas drilling industry.

07/23/2014

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PA Prosecutor Eyes Gas Royalty Check Complaints

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane is reviewing whether her office has jurisdiction to investigate complaints into the costs that natural gas exploration giant Chesapeake Energy Corp. deducts before it pays royalties to the owners of land where it drills.

02/15/2014

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As Pace Of Natural Gas Drilling Slows In Pa., State Holds Large Share Of Nation’s Wells

Pennsylvania’s top energy official says the natural gas industry in the state has changed in recent years, but remains strong.

11/26/2013

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Pa. Attorney General Prosecutes Marcellus Shale Driller For Waste Water Spill

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s decision to prosecute a driller for a 2010 mishap that resulted in a 50,000 gallon waste water spill is simultaneously being with met with praise and disdain.

09/13/2013

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Opponents Of Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline In South Jersey Garner Support

The proposed pipeline would travel south of Millville for 22 miles to Upper Township in Cape May County.

08/19/2013

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South Philadelphia Residents Eagerly Await ‘Green Light’ To Reenter Homes Along Street Where Explosion Destroyed 3 Houses

Some residents along 4th and Daly Streets are searching for answers to questions like when will they be able to get back into their homes? Several neighbors have been home since an explosion destroyed three homes in their South Philadelphia neighborhood.

07/30/2013

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PECO Customers To Pay More For Natural Gas

Starting Saturday, PECO Energy customers are paying more for natural gas.

12/01/2012

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