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Gov. Ed Rendell has carried out an executive order placing 1.5 million acres of state forest land off-limits for natural gas drilling, getting praise from environmental groups but sharp criticism from Senate Republican leader Joe Scarnati.
Gov. Edward G. Rendell signed an order Tuesday effectively banning further natural gas development on state forest land.
Governor Rendell sends a message about what he describes as a rush by drilling companies to exploit public lands.
Natural gas companies with rights to mineral and gas reserves below state and national parks could start drilling in otherwise protected areas, reports National Geographic...
Gov. Ed Rendell sought to restart talks over a natural gas extraction tax Monday, a day before he was poised to issue an executive order banning any further leasing of state forest land for Marcellus Shale drilling.
A proposed tax on natural gas extraction in Pennsylvania "clearly is dead" for the year, Gov. Ed Rendell said Thursday, suspending at least temporarily what has been the state Capitol's most hotly contested debate in recent months.
PHILADELPHIA â€” One is an "extremist" who's out of touch on environmental priorities. And the other is a carbon copy of Gov. Ed Rendell who will carry on his predecessor's policies.
Pennsylvania winemakers are buzzing over the potential of their upcoming vintage. With summer temperatures throughout the state averaging 2 degrees above normal and little rainfall, grapes ripened faster than usual and became sweeter. As a result, they will likely yield better wine.
PHILADELPHIA (October 14, 2010) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold four public meetings in Pennsylvania next week to discuss the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) â€“ a strict â€œpollution dietâ€ to restore local waters and the Chesapeake Bay
Â Â Â Â Today's post concludes the two-part story of Braddock, Pennsylvania, a once-prosperous steel town whose population has declined by nearly ninety percent and much of whose community fabric has been under serious decay for decades.Â Candidly asserting that 'reinvention...