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Guidelines to protect groundwater set for vote today

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Gas drillers would have to provide more information about chemicals they use and improve casings to protect groundwater from contamination under rules state environmental regulators plan to vote on today.

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on Oct 12, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Time to sign up for National Brownfields Conference in Philadelphia (PA)

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PHILADELPHIA (October 8, 2010) – Registration is now open on-line for the 14th National Brownfields Conference, scheduled for April 3-5, 2011 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Co-sponsored by U.S

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on Oct 08, 2010 at 06:50 AM

Pa. attorney general probes millions in land deals by Hershey School's trust

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The expenditure of $17 million on a golf course and clubhouse by the trustees of the Hershey School - just one of a number of land deals costing tens of millions of dollars made in the last six years - has resulted in an investigation by the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General.

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on Oct 08, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Pa. aging utility pipelines need repairs and stable funding

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Many folks here have begun to worry whether the recent natural gas pipeline explosion that cost lives and destroyed homes in San Bruno, Calif., could happen here in Pennsylvania.

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on Oct 07, 2010 at 04:50 AM

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