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5 Quotes About Hydraulic Fracturing

Canonsburg, Pa. – This evening, a U.S. Department of Energy panel focused on hydraulic fracturing – a tightly regulated 60-year-old energy stimulation technology – will hold a public comment forum on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College....

Wastewater Release In Pennsylvania Rivers To Stop

The DEP recently announced that drilling companies have voluntarily agree to stop discharging wastewater into the river systems in Pennsylvania.  Environmental advocates had raised serious concerns with water pollution over the past several months.  Wastewater will be...

Bradford County Gas Drilling Emergency

        A gas drilling well emergency has occurred in Bradford County. The Scranton Times has reported that the Atgas 2H well operated by Chesapeake Energy in Leroy Twp. blew out at around 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2011. Several families have been evacuated...

About My Support for Natural Gas

Some readers of The New York Times are unimpressed with the idea of substituting natural gas for imported oil, even though such a move would help wean the country from its dependence on OPEC. Or so it appears after I made that argument in my column on Tuesday, noting...