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Nature Conservancy Aims to Change State's Land Permit Process

A new report out this week from the Nature Conservancy tries to peer into the future of Pennsylvania's landscape as a transformation

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Pittsburgh Moves Closer to Banning Gas Drilling

The Pittsburgh City Council put its support behind a bill that would outlaw drilling in the city.

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News Analysis: DEP Studies Air Near Marcellus Operations

President Obama says he sees gas development as an issue where Democrats could work with Republicans.

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Report Finds 1,000-plus Marcellus Violations

The Pennsylvania Land Trust Association just reported that the state found nearly 1,500 environmental violations by companies drilling in

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The Legality of Pittsburgh's Efforts to Limit Drilling

Pittsburgh City Council and town boards in the region are holding hearings on potentially banning or restricting gas drilling within thei

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Gov. Rendell Halts More Leasing of State Forests for Drilling

Since both of Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell's plans for controlling natural gas drilling didn't materialize this year, he to

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News Analysis: Will State Lawmakers Pass A Gas Severance Tax This Session?

Pennsylvania House Democratic and Senate Republican leaders say they'll try to agree on a compromise gas severance tax bill before m

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Deep Shale Gas Wells: So Much Wastewater, So Little Treatment Capacity

The bad economy isn't the only thing slowing down a much anticipated deep shale gas boom in Pennsylvania.

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Drilling for Climate Change

There's been lots of speculation about why President Obama is allowing expanded gas and oil drilling offshore.

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Urban Gas Drilling Could Come to a Neighborhood Near You

Energy producers in the Marcellus Shale formation are leasing more and more land above this deeply buried cache of natural gas.

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