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Author Russell Gold on the Legacy of the Fracking Boom

Russell Gold is the senior energy reporter for The Wall Street Journal, and author of "The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World.” He was one of the first to report on the technique of fracking for oil and gas.

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Gas-Fired Power Plant Proposal Spurs Complaints

As gas-fired power plants increase, environmentalists question the potential impact of this newer energy source on air and water quality. An environmental debate is unfolding around a proposed plant in southwestern Pennsylvania. 

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PA Development Official Gets Role in Permitting

A little-noticed line that Governor Tom Corbett tucked into the proposed state budget allows Pennsylvania's top development official

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Marcellus Gas Well Accidents Raise Worries

Critics of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale have feared the kind of local accident that came to pass last week.

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