Cracking Down On Fracking: Vote Expected From Delaware River Basin CommissionThe Delaware River Basin Commission will consider a resolution that would instruct the commission’s director to come up with new regulations on natural gas development.
Pennsylvania State House Is Called On To Tax Gas Drilling For Public EducationSupporters of the extraction tax are leaning on House members, to get it done.
Gov. Wolf Seeks Healthy Pa. Natural Gas Industry; Again Denies Ban ThreatGovernor Wolf, who proposed a tax on natural gas drilling last week, says he wants the natural gas industry to succeed in the state and denies that he’s threatening a ban.
Pa. Budget Chief Won't Rule Out Natural Gas Drilling TaxPennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s budget secretary says the administration is not ruling out a tax on natural gas drilling as Corbett and lawmakers grapple with a budget deficit of more than a billion dollars.
Corbett OKs More Drilling Beneath State LandsGovernor Tom Corbett has followed through on his previously stated intention to allow more natural gas drilling below Pennsylvania state parks and forests.
Corbett Visits Delaware County To Promote PA's Natural Gas Drilling PoliciesPennsylvania 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.
Pa. Supreme Court Strikes Down Part Of Marcellus Shale Drilling LawThe state Supreme Court has struck down portions of a controversial law governing natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale regions.
Local Versus State Drilling Regulations Battle Seems Headed To Pa. Supreme CourtThe 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.
Ban On Drilling In Bucks, Montgomery Counties Stirs ControversyLegislation 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.
Natural Gas Drilling Bill Awaits Governor Corbett's SignatureA 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.
Long-Delayed Natural Gas Drilling Bill Could Go To Corbett Next WeekA 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.
Gas Drilling Tops The Agenda As Pennsylvania Lawmakers ReturnPennsylvania 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.
Upstate Pa. Residents Affected by Fracking Protest at EPA Head's Visit to PhiladelphiaOpponents of natural gas drilling in Northeastern Pennsylvania came to Philadelphia on Friday, demanding that the EPA administrator order fresh water deliveries to their town.
Clock Is Ticking For Corbett’s AgendaIt 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.
Delaware River Basin Commission Postpones Plan To Allow Fracking In RegionNew York is on record against fracking, and now Delaware indicates it will also vote no, given concerns over protection of drinking water.