Regulatory Agency Permanently Bans Fracking, Natural Gas Drilling Near Delaware RiverA regulatory agency that’s responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four states voted Thursday to permanently ban natural gas drilling and fracking in the watershed.
Fracking May Worsen Asthma For Nearby Residents, Study SaysFracking may worsen asthma in children and adults who live near sites where the oil and gas drilling method is used, according to a study.
State Investigating 2 Quakes Near Pennsylvania Fracking SiteThe state Department of Environmental Protection is investigating whether fracking contributed to two small earthquakes near a western Pennsylvania drilling operation.
Zeoli Show Log 03.07.16Rich discussed Trump calling for Rubio to drop out the race, Clinton and Sanders debate in Flint, Michigan, and Peyton Manning's retirement. He also discussed the right to use pubic bathrooms, Hillary Clinton on fracking and a new study regarding divorce. Rich spoke with Pennsylvania Horticultural Society President Matt Rader at 4:20pm.
Report: Man-Made Earthquakes Shake Over A Dozen Areas In USMore than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
Philadelphia Environmental Groups Say Jim Kenney Is Best Choice For MayorClean Water Action, Conservation Voters of Pennsylvania, Penn Environment, and the Sierra Club made their selection based on a questionnaire the candidates were asked to fill out.
This Week: Robin Williams Is Protected & Maya Angelou Gets StampedThis week, a late comedian's likeness can't be used for quite some time and a late poet gets honored.
Upstate NY Towns Consider Seceding To Pa. After Fracking BanPlenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, folks talk about staying put and seceding to Pennsylvania.
Local Environmental Groups Warn of Accident Potential From Marcellus Shale Freight TrainsA report released this week by the groups Penn Environment and the Frac Tracker Alliance shows that nearly four million Pennsylvanians live within the potential evacuation zone of an oil train accident, including 700,000 at risk in Philadelphia.
USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution LinkA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.
Keystone XL Veto Could Make A Case Against FrackingThe move to veto showcases the Obama administration’s focus on climate change and sheds light on the growing concerns over fracking.
Defying GOP, Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline BillDefying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
Congressional Democrats Seek To Step Up Fracking OversightDemocrats on a congressional oversight panel are stepping up their investigation into how well states are regulating the disposal of oil and gas waste, citing continuing public concern about the potential environmental and health risks of hydraulic fracturing.
Gov. Wolf, in Chesco, Promotes Natural Gas Drilling Tax as Benefit For Pennsylvania's SchoolsWolf says his natural gas drilling tax plan could raise $1 billion, most of which would go to education.
Anti-fracking Protesters Arrested After Wolf's InaugurationA state police spokeswoman said eight people were charged with disorderly conduct in connection with Tuesday's inauguration.