The Allegheny Front for the week of

June 1, 2011

How It All Began: The Geology of the Marcellus Shale

The Marcellus sprawls under more than half of Pennsylvania.

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Residents Protest Drilling Site Near Water Treatment Plant

Marcellus Shale drilling operations in Morgantown, West Virginia--and the state's lack of public notice about the sites--have upset

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New Partnership to Help Honeybees

In the past five years, beekeepers have lost nearly one-third of their colonies to Colony Collapse Disorder.

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2 Professors Plus 1 Calculation = Gas Rush

The first well in the Marcellus shale was drilled in 2004. But the full scale gas rush in Pennsylvania started about three years ago.

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The Allegheny Front Rewind: Linking Environmental Toxins to Breast Cancer

One in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis in her lifetime. The race for the cure is on, but it's taking more than one path. This week for The Allegheny Front Rewind, Kara Holsopple sorts through our archives to uncover where the road linking environmental toxins and breast cancer has been going over the last decades.

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The Allegheny Front for the week of June 1, 2011

Listen to the entire show: 2 Professors Plus 1 Calculation = Gas Rush; Shale Geology 101; Marcellus: What's in the Name?; Law Enforc

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Law Enforcers Confer About Marcellus Impact and Other Shale News

State and local law enforcement officers and lawyers from Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, and West Virginia gathered in Pennsylvania recent

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Naming the Marcellus Shale

It may be hard to believe but the name of a once obscure strata of rock has become part of our lexicon in Pennsylvania and neighboring st

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Gas Drilling to Start Near Dunkard Creek

The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection is approving two permits that will allow natural gas drilling near Dunkard Creek

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