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PGW Increasing Natural Gas Rates

Philadelphia Gas Works is increasing the rate it charges its customers for the next three months, because of natural gas market conditions.

09/05/2012

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Consortium Pitches Natural Gas Pipeline Through Pennsylvania To Serve Marcellus Shale Region

Three companies are proposing to build a billion-dollar natural gas pipeline through Pennsylvania and other states to ship natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation to mid-Atlantic markets.

03/02/2012

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BLOG: PGW Lowers Gas Rates For Next 3 Months

By Jim Donovan: The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) today announced that it will decrease what residential customers pay for natural gas. The average residential heating customer will pay about 6.6 percent less per month for […]

03/01/2012

(Mayor Nutter, announcing his intention to sell PGW.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City of Philadelphia Putting Its Gas Works Up For Sale

The mayor’s announcement follows the release of a study that found selling PGW makes sense for the city. Unionized workers vow a fight.

02/13/2012

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Natural Gas Price Falling

The price of natural gas is falling and that is good news for those in the Delaware Valley who use it to heat their homes.

01/17/2012

Pa. PUC Faults PGW For January’s Fatal Natural Gas Explosion in Tacony

The 24-page PUC report concludes that PGW failed to follow many of its own safety procedures on site, including taking too long to shut off gas and electricity in the area where gas was leaking.

12/16/2011

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Pa. Senate Passes Natural Gas Drilling Regulations

The state legislature continues to move closer to enacting a bill that would regulate natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania.

11/16/2011

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Geologist: Fracking Can Cause Small Earthquakes

Scientists are exploring a new concern about gas extraction in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale beds: Earthquakes.

11/12/2011

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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

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

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Christie Says NJ Will Rely On Many Sources For Future Energy Needs

New Jersey governor Chris Christie has unveiled a draft of a new energy master plan for the Garden State which looks, in some ways, like the one it is designed to replace.

06/07/2011

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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

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One Alternative Fuel Option Is Natural Gas For Your Car

A natural gas industry group has created what it calls a “roadmap” to putting Pennsylvania’s huge Marcellus Shale natural gas reserves to use in transportation.

04/09/2011

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Governor Corbett Discusses Compensation For Communities Affected By Natural Gas Drilling

Governor Corbett says he’s willing to discuss ways to compensate local Pennsylvania communities affected by natural gas drilling, but he remains opposed to any state-level tax on gas extraction.

03/27/2011

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Industry Tried To Get Documentary “Gasland” Disqualified From Oscars

The natural gas industry has spent months attacking the documentary “Gasland” as a deeply flawed piece of propaganda.

02/25/2011

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