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February 18, 2012

What's Next For Pennsylvania's Impact Fee?

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett has signed a bill overhauling the state's natural gas drilling regulations into law.

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Townships Threaten Suit Over Impact Fee

A group of municipalities in southwestern Pennsylvania are mulling a potential legal challenge to some aspects of the newly minted Marcellus Shale bill. They claim the bill infringes on their ability to control development in their own communities.

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Counties Want Stronger Wood-Fired Boiler Regs Than PA

Within the last ten years, outdoor wood-burning boilers have gained popularity in the Northeast. But some neighborhoods oppose these heaters because dense smoke can waft onto nearby properties and into homes. The Allegheny Front's Ann Murray looks at which way the wind's blowing for wood-fired heaters in Pennsylvania.

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Girl Scouts Boycotting Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scout cookies are being delivered to many doorsteps and workplace desks right now in our region, but an environmental controversy co

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Bald Eagle Nest Receives Improvements

A bald eagle nesting site used for decades by pairs of the threatened birds in Pennsylvania has gotten an assist from the Game Commission

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