Gas Drilling

Williamsport - The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it has filed a complaint with the state Environmental Hearing Board requesting a $4.5 million civil penalty from EQT Production Company of Washington, Pa., for a major pollution incident in 2012 at the company’s...
PennPIRG, PennEnvironment, Public Citizen, Keystone Progress, One Pittsburgh, Common Cause PA, University of Pittsburgh students and others held a press conference outside gas drilling company EQT’s annual shareholder meeting to call on it to end the practice of spending corporate money in...
Hello to all of you environmentally aware and environmentally caring people and to any media folks who are here. My name is Dave Kagan, and I’ve come to tell you what life is like now, where I live along Pine Creek in north central Pennsylvania, a state that I am now sorely ashamed of. In our PA...
DIMOCK -- Dimock Proud released a video today highlighting the town’s landowners, residents and business owners positive feelings towards the natural gas development that is occurring there. The video is a response to an earlier misleading production produced by out of town anti-natural gas...
JERSEY SHORE -- Talk to anyone these days who lives in western Lycoming County along Route 44 above Jersey Shore and up to just above Waterville at the intersection of Routes 44 and 414, about a 12-mile stretch along Pine Creek, and you will hear a tale of suffering. Suffering from the negative...
On Nov. 10,  I rode my bicycle along the Pine Creek Rail Trail from my home in Torbert Village north to Slate Run, a distance of roughly 24 miles. Up the eight miles to Waterville, I experienced literally nothing, it seemed to me, but the constant noise of Marcellus shale gas-related truck traffic...
Effort Focuses on Trucks Hauling Wastewater from Natural Gas Drilling Sites Pennsylvania State Police placed 208 trucks out of service during a three-day enforcement effort that focused on commercial vehicles hauling waste water from Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling operations in the state,...
Gasland is going a long way in spreading public awareness about gas drilling and the risks it poses on human and environmental health. Nationwide response to the film has been overwhelmingly positive. The Oil and Gas Industry's response: not so enthusiastic. "Energy-In-Depth" is a PR Firm/Lobbying...
If you're interested in learning more about the gas industry and hydro fracing, attend the 7 p.m. presentation on Friday, Oct.8, at Lycoming College's Academic Center, Room D001, in Williamsport. It promises to be an exceptional educational opportunity co-sponsored by Responsible Drilling Alliance...
There are numerous events and webinars sponsored by Penn State related to natural gas issues coming up. Penn State offers informational sessions  - seminars - via the Internet, called webinars. These are cover a wide variety of subjects, some of which might be of interest to those concerned...

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