Scientists say there is not enough evidence to support the EPA's claim that fracking doesn't cause widespread problems to water resources.
An environmental group says the state is not doing all it can to investigate fracking-related health complaints in Pennsylvania.
A University of Pittsburgh study found babies born to mothers near drilling in southwestern Pennsylvania weighed less than those farthest from wells.
Fracking wells in Pennsylvania are disproportionately located in poor, rural communities. That’s according to a new study by Clark University in Massachusetts.
A study released by a team of Penn State scientists found evidence that groundwater near a shale gas well in Bradford County was tainted from chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing and drilling for natural gas.
More than 70 speakers signed up to speak at the Department of Environmental Protection hearing in Washington, Pa. It was the first of three hearings scheduled for the latest round of proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s drilling regulations.
The Department of Environmental Protection proposed ratcheting up several regulations for the oil and gas industry this week, showing another facet of Gov. Tom Wolf’s approach to the state’s gas industry.
Governor Tom Wolf’s pick to head the state Department of Environmental Protection is defending the administration’s recent decision to disband an advisory committee that oversees oil and gas regulations.
Philadelphia-based company Sunoco Logistics has announced a new $2.5 billion pipeline project to move natural gas liquids across the state.
State Attorney General Kathleen Kane has filed criminal charges against gas driller EQT Corporation for a major pollution incident.