The Allegheny Front for the week of

December 3, 2011

Drilling Salts Still Turning Up in Rivers

Hydraulic fracturing has allowed gas drillers to tap into a rich bed of gas in the Marcellus shale. But some are worried about water pollution. The state asked drillers to keep wastewater from drilling out of rivers and drinking water supplies. It's loaded with a naturally occurring salt called bromide which, in large quantities, threatens drinking water.

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Timbre Among the Timber

Recently on The Allegheny Front, we've been considering the health and future of our forests.

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The Allegheny Front Rewind: A Second Act for Deer and Pennsylvania's Forests

The week after Thanksgiving is the first week of rifle hunting season for deer in Pennsylvania.

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How Pennsylvania's Impact Fee Would Restrict Local Zoning

A new Penn?syl?va?nia law could curb munic?i?pal?i?ties' abil?ity to zone and reg?u?late hydraulic frac?tur?ing ó "frack?ing&qu

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The Facebook Face-Off: The Allegheny Front vs. Pipeline

The race is on between the Allegheny Front and Pipeline, and the first Facebook page with 1,000 "Likes" wins.

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Breathe Project and Heinz Endowments Announce Funding for Diesel Retrofits

Nearly one million dollars is being added to a fund aimed at reducing diesel pollution around Pittsburgh.

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