Earthworks, an environmental advocacy group, charges that the state’s Department of Environmental Protection left many Marcellus wells uninspected, doesn't consider health impacts of shale gas, and prioritized speedy permitting over enforcement. The DEP says the report is biased and relies on old data.
How is drilling affecting residential water wells? Researchers say data on that core question is spotty. A recent court ruling in an open records case criticizes the state Department of Environmental Protection for keeping sloppy records.
John Hanger -- former secretary of Pennsylvaniaﾒs Department of Environmental Protection - announced in November that he is running for g
How much regulation for shale gas is too much?
One lawmaker in Pennsylvania wants to make environmental protection an election issue--but not in the way you might think.
One lawmaker in Pennsylvania wants to make environmental protection an election issue--but not in the way you might think. Jesse White, a state representative in Washington County, says he wants the state's top environmental regulator to be an elected official. The Allegheny Front's Reid Frazier reports.
PA's new oil and gas law, Act 13, took a blow this week.
Open sores and lesions, black spots, and intersex characteristics have been appearing in young smallmouth bass in a central Pennsylvania
Over the last few years, the USEPA has taken an increased interest in regulating and monitoring hydraulic fracturing.
The head of one of Pennsylvania's leading environmental organization has left her post.