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Where is the public debate on Marcellus shale pooling law?

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In politics, there is the necessary art of compromise to move things forward. That is different from outright backroom buy-offs.

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on Sep 24, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Pa. transportation group criticizes Delaware River Port Authority for projects, employee perks

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CAMDEN, N.J. — The embattled Delaware River Port Authority is coming under renewed criticism for its hiring, spending and transparency practices. The two-state agency's problems were the topic of an oversight hearing today by the Pennsylvania Senate Transportation Committee.

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on Sep 23, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Pennsylvania legislators failing to make headway on Marcellus tax

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Marcellus Shale has dominated discussion under the Capitol dome this week, but with no action to show for it as the legislative session draws to a close in two weeks.

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on Sep 23, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Pa. lawmakers say they will seek to change DRPA's federal charter

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After a day of hearings about the beleaguered Delaware River Port Authority, legislators said Wednesday they would try to rein in the bistate agency by changing its federal charter.

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on Sep 23, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Obama Admin Rejects Timeout for Natural Gas Drilling in N.Y., Pa.

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The Obama administration has decided against pressing for a temporary halt to Marcellus Shale drilling in Pennsylvania and Ne...

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on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:51 PM

Philadelphia’s urban-farming roots go deep—and are spreading wide

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by Tom Laskawy.Philadelphiahas long been a gardeners’ paradise, by East Coast standards anyway. The City

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on Sep 22, 2010 at 08:51 AM

Natural gas use, tax pushed by Pennsylvania GOP Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania could become the first to fuel its state vehicle fleet with natural gas, but it remains the last major gas-producing state with massive reserves that doesn't levy an extraction tax, lawmakers and environmentalists said Tuesday.

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on Sep 22, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Marcellus Shale taxes, drilling rules on state agenda today

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Discussion of the burgeoning Marcellus Shale natural gas issue will take up much of legislators' time today.

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on Sep 22, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Groups rally for Marcellus Shale gas drilling restrictions

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Susquehanna County resident Victoria Switzer came to an anti-Marcellus Shale gas drilling rally here Tuesday, and she was angry.

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on Sep 22, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Poachers beware- State takes dead aim at out-of-season kills

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Quick, name Pennsylvania's four big-game animals. Did we stump you? Ask an avid hunter and he'll tell you: deer, elk, bear and turkey. And all of them are worth an extra measure of care when it comes to hunting season and the management of their numbers.

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on Sep 21, 2010 at 04:50 AM