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National Briefing | Mid-Atlantic: Pennsylvania: Governor Bans More Gas Development

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Gov. Edward G. Rendell signed an order Tuesday effectively banning further natural gas development on state forest land.

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on Oct 26, 2010 at 11:50 PM

Green: Pennsylvania Governor Bans Fracking in State Forests

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Governor Rendell sends a message about what he describes as a rush by drilling companies to exploit public lands.

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on Oct 26, 2010 at 05:20 PM

Natural Gas Companies Could Start Drilling In National Parks

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Natural gas companies with rights to mineral and gas reserves below state and national parks could start drilling in otherwise protected areas, reports National Geographic...

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on Oct 26, 2010 at 09:50 AM

Gov. Rendell will slap moratorium on new Marcellus Shale gas drilling on state land

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Gov. Ed Rendell sought to restart talks over a natural gas extraction tax Monday, a day before he was poised to issue an executive order banning any further leasing of state forest land for Marcellus Shale drilling.

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on Oct 26, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Rendell -- Marcellus Shale tax 'clearly is dead'

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A proposed tax on natural gas extraction in Pennsylvania "clearly is dead" for the year, Gov. Ed Rendell said Thursday, suspending at least temporarily what has been the state Capitol's most hotly contested debate in recent months.

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on Oct 22, 2010 at 07:22 AM

Corbett, Onorato stress differences

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PHILADELPHIA — One is an "extremist" who's out of touch on environmental priorities. And the other is a carbon copy of Gov. Ed Rendell who will carry on his predecessor's policies.

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on Oct 20, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Warm, dry summer could mean great wines from Pa.

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Pennsylvania winemakers are buzzing over the potential of their upcoming vintage. With summer temperatures throughout the state averaging 2 degrees above normal and little rainfall, grapes ripened faster than usual and became sweeter. As a result, they will likely yield better wine.

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on Oct 18, 2010 at 04:20 AM

‘Pollution Diet” Meetings Set for Pennsylvania (PA)

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PHILADELPHIA (October 14, 2010) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold four public meetings in Pennsylvania next week to discuss the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) – a strict “pollution diet” to restore local waters and the Chesapeake Bay

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on Oct 15, 2010 at 03:20 PM
Images of hope from a town ...

Images of hope from a town where 'reinvention is the only option' (Braddock, Part 2)

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      Today's post concludes the two-part story of Braddock, Pennsylvania, a once-prosperous steel town whose population has declined by nearly ninety percent and much of whose community fabric has been under serious decay for decades.  Candidly asserting that 'reinvention...

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on Oct 14, 2010 at 07:20 AM
Haunting images of a fallen...

Haunting images of a fallen town, 'large enough to matter, small enough to impact' (Braddock, Part 1)

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  Braddock, Pennsylvania – what remains of it – is a mill town by the Monongahela River, on the southeastern outskirts of Pittsburgh.  Its population as of the last census was 2,912, sharply down from a peak of over 20,000 in...

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on Oct 13, 2010 at 06:20 AM