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Photo by Horia VarlanAccording to Amazon, e-books are outpacing hardcover books by around 50%, with about 143 e-books sold for every 100 hardcovers on average over the past three months, and 180 e-books sold for every 100 hardcovers last month. The company pins it on the lower price point for Kindle devices, saying it has reached a tipping point and e-books are set to take over. But there's an ...
I don't know when America got to the point where someone can pour 590 chemicals into the ground with impunity -- where we have to argue for our right to know what's in our water and to protect our families.
HARRISBURG, Pa. â€” So vast is the wealth of natural gas locked into dense rock deep beneath Pennsylvania, New York, West Virginia and Ohio that...
Just three days before environmental groups were set to file a federal lawsuit against RRI Energy alleging thousands of water pollution violations at its Seward waste coal power plant along the Conemaugh River, the state Department of Environmental Protection issued a water discharge permit that will eventually stop the illegal discharges.
AP - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing this week for a third round of hearings â€” this time in Canonsburg, Pa. â€” on the controversial natural gas drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking."
State Environmental Secretary John Hanger has sent a strong message to companies mining in Pennsylvania by issuing stiff fines against the two responsible for a natural gas well blowout in rural Clearfield County last month.
Contrary to Congressman Toomey's "sky is falling" rhetoric, all legitimate studies show that energy reform will create jobs for Pennsylvania and save consumers money.
by Mike Ludwig, TruthoutPennsylvanians are wondering if their state could become the next environmental ground zero after officials confirmed Tuesday that irresponsible drilling practices and a failed "blowout preventer" caused the June 3 blowout of a gas well in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania.Well operator EOG Resources uses controversial "fracking" techniques to harvest gas from the massive ...
The state's top environmental regulator on Tuesday put the natural gas industry on notice that drilling companies must adhere to safety procedures, which the state says a company ignored before a June 3 natural gas blowout at a Clearfield County well.
Pennsylvania has begun a drive to build the first facility in the nation that would transform coal and biomass into jet fuel.The Pennsylvania Financing Authority gave Houston-based startup Accelergy Corporation $175,000 earlier this month to help fund a study for a $1 billion coal-biomass-to-liquid (CBTL) production plant that would produce 8,000 to 10,000 barrels of fuel a day.The funding will...