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Pennsylvania is strategically located to reap a windfall associated with Marcellus Shale. But any mineral extraction strategy must be buffeted by balanced and sensible environmental stewardship and sane revenue strategies for the commonwealth.
In the 2010 state budget, lawmakers cut funds for spraying to keep down the population of black flies and mosquitoes. Black fly spraying will be cut from $5.1 million to $3.4 million and West Nile spraying from $5.1 million to $4.38 million.
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Officials have quarantined 28 cows that may have drunk toxic waste water from natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, adding to concerns about health risks arising from exploiting the state's vast shale deposits.
Photo via CCAC North LibraryWe're fans of e-readers. They're a way to dramatically decrease how many trees are used in the production of reading materials, especially text books, magazines and newspapers. But they have their place. While we love e-readers, we love libraries even more. Paper books that are shared over and over again are far greener than an electronic gadget. But, as e-books take...
Union members urge Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve taxes on natural gas drilling, close tax 'loopholes'
Sporting union t-shirts and chanting in call-and-response, dozens of union members from across Pennsylvania gathered to urge lawmakers to enact a tax on natural gas drilling and smokeless tobacco and to close corporate tax "loopholes."
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- More than two years after the start of a natural gas drilling boom, Pennsylvania is making public a complete list of...
Compounds associated with neurological problems or other serious health effects are among the chemicals being used to drill natural gas wells in Pennsylvania, according to a list obtained by The Associated Press.
Senate Republicans have tentatively agreed to pass a tax on natural gas drilling by Oct. 1, if Gov. Ed Rendell can agree on the rest of a budget package by Wednesday's deadline. "We're being extremely cautious in saying we have a deal," said Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson.
Blue Rocks Glacial Deposit, Berks Co. PA. Image credit:Bridge & Tunnel ClubThis headline from Patriot News (PennLive.com) tells the tale succinctly: "Republican state lawmaker calls for party to 'lead on environmental issues'" A headline like that has the feel of a political gusher tipped open by the BP debacle .It's reminiscent of when Republican President Richard Nixon, having seen...Read ...
Compounds associated with neurological problems, cancer and other serious health effects are among the chemicals being used to drill natural gas wells in Pennsylvania.Pennsylvania - Natural gas - Energy - Business - Oil and Gas