natural gas

(Gov. Chris Christie is flanked at Tuesday's announcement by New Jersey Board of Public Utilities chairman Lee Solomon, left, and NJ Department of Envoronmental Protection commissioner Bob Martin.  Photo by David Madden)

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

(A Marcellus shale drilling site in Pennsylvania.  File photo)

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

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in file photo)

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

Gasland

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

Pa. Lawmakers in Harrisburg for Stretch Run

A spokesman for the state senate Republican leader said contrary to some opinion, he believed lawmakers would agree to a tax on natural gas extraction this fall. But he believes a comprehensive transportation funding bill […]

09/14/2010

Two Killed in Gas Well Explosion in Western Pa.

A natural gas well explosion near Pittsburgh has left two people dead.

07/23/2010

Regulator Faults Gas Company in Pa. Well Blowout

Pennsylvania’s top environmental regulator has released a scathing report on the cause of a natural gas well blowout in the north central part of the state in early June.

07/13/2010

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