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Fracking Has Arrived in Amish Country

The cyber technologies that we rely on are something the Amish live without in their traditional way of life. But some Amish are saying yes to one very modern, very industrial technology: fracking. In Ohio, some of the best pockets of oil and gas in the East run right under Amish country. The Allegheny Front’s Reid Frazier found the drilling boom is already changing the way Amish there live.

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NY Anti-Fracking Advocate On Whether Rachel Carson Would Frack

What would Rachel Carson have to say about hydrofracking?

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Fracking in New York at a Crossroads

Earlier this month, New York announced it would put on hold a decision about whether to lift a moratorium on shale gas drilling while off

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Are Water Withdrawals Damaging?

More than 560 million gallons daily were taken from the Susquehanna in 2010 for various uses.

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Fracking: A New York Perspective

In New York, the decision whether to allow hydrofracking has taken four years.

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A Brief Biography of Methane

To understand why natural gas behaves the way it does, you have to dig up a bit of its past. You have to go back 385 million years ago when the Marcellus shale was formed.

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Methane the Potent

Methane comes from a lot of things, not just a gas well. It bubbles out of swamps, landfills, and rice paddies.

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Fracking Forces Central PA Mobile Home Residents Out

Just over three months ago residents of a mobile home park in Central Pennsylvania were told they had to leave.

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Canadian Company Fracking For Gas With Propane Gas

Hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale requires millions of gallons of water.

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Ohio Links Quakes to Frack Waste Processing; Enacts Rules

Recent earthquakes in Ohio have caused many to blame underground injection of wastewater from natural gas drilling. This week Ohio officials agreed with these findings, and enacted new restrictions on the practice.

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