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AF Scorecard: 50,000

The Allegheny Front's Scorecard is a new segment—keeping track of what's happening in our environment with a weekly number. This week our number comes from the shale industry, and Harrisburg.

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Shale Drilling Changing Landscape in PA Counties

The director of the USGS said the widespread use of hydraulic fracturing to produce natural gas and coalbed methane in the two counties is modifying the landscape of Bradford and Washington counties at an unprecedented rate compared with other forms of energy. 

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New York's Shale Drilling Moratorium Faces Uncertain Future

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hinted that he may soon come to a decision over whether to allow fracking in New York, but a tentative dea

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Public Can Comment on SRBC Water Withdrawal Applications

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission is looking for feedback on the latest round of applications to siphon water from the Susquehanna and its tributaries. Natural gas drilling companies take water from the basin for their fracking operations.

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The End of Country: Author Gives the Backstory to Marcellus Shale Book

When a gas company approached writer Seamus McGrawís mother about drilling on the family farmland, he interviewed other leaseholders, researched, and wrote what ended up to be a book that included his own story. It's called The End of Country.

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Delaware River Basin: Battleground for Drilling

The Delaware River Basin Commission has released revised guidelines for natural gas drilling in the watershed.

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Gas Execs: 'We're Dealing with an Insurgency'

It's no secret that drilling natural gas in Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale is controversial.

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Marcellus News, Plus a Competition Among Reporting Partners

The Allegheny Front's Jennifer Szweda Jordan speaks with Erich Schwartzel, editor of the Post-Gazette's shale information news

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PA Gov Proposes Impact Fee on Gas Drilling; Meets Early Opposition

PA Governor Corbett unveiled his proposal for an impact fee on Marcellus shale gas drilling this week.

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Spinning Gas into Marble: Company Cashing in on Gas Rush

You've probably heard about job loss and budget cuts.

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