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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Dan Onorato would support Marcellus Shale tax that is the 'average' of all other states

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Onorato said today that he would set a Marcellus Shale severance tax rate at the average of the rates of the other 20 states that have a tax on natural gas drilling.

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on Oct 07, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Pennsylvania State Police cracks down on Marcellus Shale gas drilling trucks

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A Pennsylvania State Police crackdown last week on commercial vehicles hauling wastewater from Marcellus Shale gas drilling sites resulted in hundreds of citations and 208 trucks taken off the road.

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on Oct 07, 2010 at 04:50 AM

TOYLIT: Used Porta Potties as Glowing Eco Artpieces

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on Oct 06, 2010 at 07:20 AM

Harnessing the Kinetic Energy of Braking: A New Pilot Project in Philadelphia

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Yale Environment 360The transit authority in metropolitan Philadelphia is launching a pilot project under which the energy created by braking subway trains will be transferred to a...

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on Oct 05, 2010 at 03:50 PM

Property rights fight develops over drilling in Pennsylvania

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A battle involving individual property rights and the huge stockpiles of natural gas under much of the state is brewing in the Legislature.

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on Oct 04, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Pro-gas drilling film to be shown at Capitol

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Josh Fox, meet Aaron Price. Fox's anti-drilling documentary film "Gasland" has had enormous influence on the debate over drilling for gas in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale.

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on Oct 04, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Natural gas tax delayed in Pa. Senate

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The General Assembly today missed its self-imposed deadline for enacting a natural gas tax, but Senate Republican leaders are working on a bill that would levy a much lower tax rate than what the state House approved.

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on Oct 01, 2010 at 05:51 AM

Marcellus Shale fight takes new turn with pipeline mandate

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In a sharp rebuke of one of the state's biggest Marcellus Shale gas drillers, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on Thursday ordered an $11.8 million pipeline built to deliver water to 18 rural residences in Dimock Township whose household wells are contaminated by natural gas.

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on Oct 01, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Stink bug infestations may have peaked in central Pennsylvania, expert says

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Stink bugs swarm over Maria Dumenko's home near Campbelltown, especially when the sun warms the siding and windows.

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on Oct 01, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Residency restrictions for Marcells workers? Not right move.

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With the Marcellus Shale boom in full swing, some politicians are voicing support for public policies requiring the employment of Pennsylvania residents at natural gas drilling sites in the state.

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on Sep 30, 2010 at 04:50 AM