Pennsylvania

DEP Releases List Of 243 Water Supplies Damaged By Gas Well Drilling

August 28, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection Thursday released a table listing the 243 water supplies found by DEP to be contaminated by natural gas drilling from 2008 to 2014.  Other complaints are still being investigated. more»

PA American Water Works Assn. Offers Fall Training Schedule

August 28, 2014

The PA Section-American Water Works Association recently posted its fall training schedule.  Click Here for a list of available training opportunities.

Environmental Groups Respond To Auditor General Report On Marcellus Shale Review

August 28, 2014

Environmental and citizen organizations sent Department of Environmental Protection Secretary, Chris Abruzzo a letter Thursday challenging the agency’s response to issues raised in Auditor General Eugene more»

Senator Scarnati Encourages Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Services to Apply for State Grants

August 27, 2014

(HARRISBURG) – Beginning next week, volunteer fire and ambulance services can apply online for state grants to help fund their operations, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-25).

Scarnati said the on-line application period for the 2014-15 grant period will start September 3rd and remain open for 45 days. more»

Outdoor Celebration For Military Families Highlights Special Adaptive Recreation Event Sept. 6

August 27, 2014

Military service members, veterans and their families are invited to a free day of recreation at Gifford Pinchot State Park on September 6 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with the PA Parks and Forests Foundation. more»

Marcellus Shale Production Yields “Game-Changing” Benefits

August 27, 2014

Now generating twenty percent of the nation’s natural gas supply, shale production in Pennsylvania is soaring to record levels, according to recent production reports from the Pe more»

Brodhead Watershed Assn To Celebrate 25th Anniversary, Receives PPL Grant

August 27, 2014

The Brodhead Watershed Association received a timely donation this month supporting its Adopt-a-Stream Site Program and 25th Annual Dinner Celebration on October 2. more»

Natural Lands Trust Green Hills Preserve Now Open To Public In Berks County

August 27, 2014

Natural Lands Trust Wednesday announced its 168-acre Green Hill Preserve in Robeson Township, Berks County, is now open to the public. more»

Summer Issue Of Estuary News Now Available From Partnership For Delaware Estuary

August 27, 2014

The Summer edition of Estuary News is now available from the Partnership For The Delaware Estuary featuring articles on---- Investing In The Future, Delaware’s Clean Water In more»

Capitolwire.com: Attorney General Issues Subpoenas On Gas Well Royalty Payments

August 26, 2014

Capitolwire.com reported late Tuesday Attorney General Kathleen Kane has issued administrative subpoenas to Marcellus Shale drilling companies across the state as part of her Office’s review of gas well royalty payment issues.In broadening her office's investigation, Kane issued administrative subpoenas, which differ from traditional subpoenas and are cons more»

DEP Reschedules Hearings On Hilcorp Gas Pooling Requests For Oct. 27, 28

August 26, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection Tuesday announced hearing officer Michael Bangs has rescheduled the public hearing sessions on an Application for Gas Well Spacing Units, or spacing order, received from Hilcorp Energy Co., for October 27 and 28.Hilcorp Energy Co. more»

DEP: Wednesday Air Quality Action Day In Southeast PA

August 26, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection issued an Air Quality Action Day alert for Wednesday for Southeast Pennsylvania including the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia.  Click Here for details.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation-PA Launches Clean Water For The Keystone State Campaign

August 26, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation-PA has launched an exciting statewide campaign-- Clean Water Counts-- urging Pennsylvania officials to make clean water a priority throughout the Keystone State, and to commit the needed funding to ensure that all 83,000 miles of waterways in the s more»

Help Wanted: Part-Time Administrator, PA Chapter American Chestnut Foundation

August 26, 2014

The PA Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation is accepting applications for a part-time administrator based at Penn State University in State College.  The deadline for applications is September 1.  Click Here to apply for Job Number 53133.

Wild About Wildlife And Our Home Program, Bucks/Montgomery Sept. 6

August 26, 2014

The Indian Valley Public Library in Telford, Bucks/Montgomery counties, will hold a special Wild About Wildlife And Our Home Program September 6 starting at 10:00 a.m. Activities include a series of education programs for all ages, special story times and crafts for kids and information tables from local organizations. more»

DEP Assesses $250,000 Penalty Against 4 Gas, Oil Services Companies

August 26, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection Tuesday  announced a Consent Order and Agreement with William C. more»

Live Bald Eagle To Visit Hawk Mountain Sanctuary August 30

August 26, 2014

Visit Hawk Mountain Sanctuary on “Bald Eagle Migration Day,” August 30, and see a live bald eagle up close and personal during two free presentations at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. by Carbon County Environmental Center. more»

Sustainable Food Project 2014 Students For Sustainability Challenge

August 26, 2014

The Sustainable Food Project is excited to announce the Students For Sustainability Challenge, a competition open to all high school and undergraduate college students.The Students For Sustainability Challenge engages teams of high school and undergraduate students to develop and present concepts and innovations on how to feed the world sustainably an more»

RT @EnergyTomorrow: Pennsylvanians have seen first hand the

August 25, 2014

RT @EnergyTomorrow: Pennsylvanians have seen first hand the benefits of more American energy. Learn more: http://t.co/mxsXR4ihIO http://t.c…

Pittsburgh airport natural gas drilling project set for offi

August 25, 2014

Pittsburgh airport natural gas drilling project set for official kickoff http://t.co/QKRNlJOENv via @PittsburghPG

RT @PittsburghPG: Ahead of today’s official kickoff, a look

August 25, 2014

RT @PittsburghPG: Ahead of today’s official kickoff, a look at drilling at @PITairport from @kaitlynnriely http://t.co/E465CNYUFN http://t.…

.@PITairport’s natural gas royalties flow in; lower fees wil

August 25, 2014

.@PITairport’s natural gas royalties flow in; lower fees will make airport more attractive, competitive http://t.co/JUKSWvTPUa via @TribLIVE

In western Pa., the growth of the shale gas industry has bee

August 25, 2014

In western Pa., the growth of the shale gas industry has been a game-changer. http://t.co/l7xdxgNair via @TribLIVE

RT @PITairport: Getting ready for official groundbreaking fo

August 25, 2014

RT @PITairport: Getting ready for official groundbreaking for natural gas development at PIT with media tour of well pad 2. http://t.co/mZU…

RT @905wesa: Times are lean at PIT, but natural gas drilling

August 25, 2014

RT @905wesa: Times are lean at PIT, but natural gas drilling starting this week could change that. @wesaerika reports: http://t.co/sR4hkJ9c…

Pennsylvania is now producing nearly 20% of the nation’s nat

August 25, 2014

Pennsylvania is now producing nearly 20% of the nation’s natural gas supply http://t.co/9WW3nmbr4W via @PghBizTimes

RT @PghBizTimes: Pennsylvania’s natural gas production hits

August 25, 2014

RT @PghBizTimes: Pennsylvania’s natural gas production hits 1.9 trillion cubic feet in first half of year http://t.co/ydqf2fhxch

RT @TekSolv: One month until the #ShaleInsight 2014 Conferen

August 25, 2014

RT @TekSolv: One month until the #ShaleInsight 2014 Conference. We’re getting excited to network and hear from industry pros! @MarcellusGas

Penn State Extension: Riparian Buffer Message Delivered At County Fairs

August 25, 2014

Penn State Extension Water Resources Extension Educator, Jim Clark, put together a riparian buffer water message that he is displaying at the county fairs in Northcentral Pennsylvania this summer. more»

Opinion: Our Susquehanna River Is Sick

August 25, 2014

By Douglas E. Fessler, Sunbury, PA
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Allegheny River Cleanup Events Sept. 6, 8, 12

August 25, 2014

The Friends of Allegheny Wilderness are hosting cleanup events along the Allegheny River September 6, 8 and 12.  Click Here for all the details.

NWF Report: Global Warming Picks A Winner, The Rise Of Noxious Insect Pests

August 22, 2014

Climate change is creating favorable conditions for many bothersome pests, increasing their numbers and expanding their ranges, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation. more»

.@keystoneclear is Pittsburgh’s fastest-growing company. htt

August 22, 2014

.@keystoneclear is Pittsburgh’s fastest-growing company. http://t.co/gjRFX4SPXY via @PghBizTimes

3-year-old organization, @YPWE, promoting women in energy dr

August 22, 2014

3-year-old organization, @YPWE, promoting women in energy drawing hundreds from region http://t.co/QHdlGLj7jE http://t.co/I59kP2k48L

Pennsylvania shale production “once again has shown a dramat

August 22, 2014

Pennsylvania shale production “once again has shown a dramatic increase.” http://t.co/RQXt8aDMnl http://t.co/7dxiZG4KjP

RT @Range_Resources: Natural gas supports our daily lives. C

August 22, 2014

RT @Range_Resources: Natural gas supports our daily lives. Could you go a day without it? http://t.co/nYL3XvwIOW http://t.co/GTar1CaipA

A medical center is switching to #CNG, which will “create a

August 22, 2014

A medical center is switching to #CNG, which will “create a cleaner environment for patients, employees & neighbors.” http://t.co/wvTK7DWHUC

Great @NARO op-ed: Marcellus royalties are “saving family fa

August 22, 2014

Great @NARO op-ed: Marcellus royalties are “saving family farms, making a hard way of life a little easier.” http://t.co/MFx8oWmZPp

Pittston Twp. airport Director: “The Marcellus Shale has b

August 22, 2014

Pittston Twp. airport Director: “The Marcellus Shale has been really a savior for us,” via @timestribune. http://t.co/yVXGcjvtgF

RT @ReutersCommods: Banking on U.S. shale gas boom, Asia pet

August 22, 2014

RT @ReutersCommods: Banking on U.S. shale gas boom, Asia petrochemical firms switch to LPG http://t.co/ojw1XFOjuc

RT @ShaleAdvocates: Tell other Shale Advocates to register t

August 22, 2014

RT @ShaleAdvocates: Tell other Shale Advocates to register to vote! http://t.co/tLHMCw0NSl #ShaleAdvocates

An international firm plans ethane exports from the Marcellu

August 22, 2014

An international firm plans ethane exports from the Marcellus, creating long-term local investments, via @TribLIVE. http://t.co/hQRFjlCAfZ

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