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State issues drought warning, asks people to cut water usage

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Last year it was too wet for Pennsylvania agriculture, this year it's too dry. "It's another negative impact on our farmers," Mark O'Neill, spokesman for the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, said of 2010's waterless weather.

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on Sep 20, 2010 at 04:51 AM

EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Pittsburgh on Proposed Coal Ash Regulations (PA)

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When: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Where: Omni Hotel, 530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, Pa. What: This is one of eight public hearings on the agency’s proposal to regulate the disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants

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on Sep 16, 2010 at 01:20 PM

More drinking water contamination linked to hydraulic fracturing: 13 families in Pennsylvania

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The New York Times reports today about a new lawsuit by 13 families in Pennsylvania. These families say they have been and continue to be exposed to contaminated drinking water linked to hydraulic fracturing. Eight different properties in Susquehanna County are said to have contaminated...

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on Sep 15, 2010 at 05:21 PM

EPA to Host Free Auto Collision Repair Workshop in Harrisburg (PA)

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PHILADELPHIA (September 14, 2010) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agencywill hold a free workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 22 to explain federal air pollution regulations affecting auto repair shops

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on Sep 15, 2010 at 12:50 PM

Alison Rose Levy: 'Gasland': When Going to the Movie Means You're a Terrorist

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Seeing the film "Gasland" in Pennsylvania could get your name circulated to law enforcement officials eager to protect the gas drilling industry from ordinary citizens like you.

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on Sep 15, 2010 at 09:21 AM

State tracks anti-Marcellus Shale drilling groups, notifies law enforcement

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Big Driller may be watching you. According to recently leaked documents, the Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security has been tracking anti-gas drilling groups and their meetings — including a public screening of the film "Gasland," a documentary about the environmental hazards of natural gas drilling.

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on Sep 15, 2010 at 04:21 AM

Follow the money- Is the gas industry buying its way out of a tax?

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Last year at this time, few Pennsylvanians were talking about the potential economic impact and environmental challenges of Marcellus Shale gas extraction.

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on Sep 15, 2010 at 04:21 AM

Drinking Water Full Of Methane In Rural Pennsylvania From Natural Gas Drilling (VIDEO)

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In this CNN video, residents in rural Pennsylvania are furious over the contamination of their drinking water, and they allege that the natural gas drilling...

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on Sep 14, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Gas industry makes hefty campaign contributions

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While state officials are weighing a tax on Marcellus Shale gas, the gas industry has been busy making contributions to the campaigns of political officials, including the gubernatorial candidates, House and Senate leaders and rank-and-file legislators.

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on Sep 14, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Marcellus Shale gas tax still faces significant hurdles

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Two issues are making it tough for legislators to fulfill their pledge to enact a Marcellus Shale gas tax by Oct. 1.

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on Sep 14, 2010 at 05:20 AM