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06.20.14

American Heroes Return Home to Jobs With the Help of Natural Gas

If anyone knows that every expense must be scrutinized to ensure the biggest bang for the buck, it's a small business owner. And one business owner is finding a way to save money and hire our nation's heroes while he's at it.

 

06.16.14

Land management bureau inspections are current for oil and gas wells on Pa.'s federal lands

While western and southern states are floundering when it comes to inspecting high-priority oil and gas wells on federal lands, Pennsylvania scores high in that area. But that's probably because there are only six of them.

 

06.16.14

Renewable Resources Used in US Power Plants

In 2013, 13% of the US electricity generated was from renewable sources. Here's a look at what renewables make up this amount.

 

06.16.14

Area counties' Shale impact fees up 15.5%

Philadelphia and four surrounding counties will receive $3.9 million this year from the Marcellus Shale impact fee, up 15.5 percent from last year, according to figures released this month by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

 

06.16.14

State Adds 2,000 Acres to Farmland Preservation Program

The 2,014 additional acres will be located on 26 farms in 14 counties, including Bucks, Chester, Lehigh and Northampton.

 

06.13.14

EQT announces pipeline to carry Marcellus gas to the Southeast

Pittsburgh-based EQT and a Florida company NextEra Energy launched a non-binding open season for drillers that want to reserve capacity on the Mountain Valley Pipeline project, which will connect Marcellus and Utica natural gas to markets in the southeastern U.S.

 

06.12.14

Westmoreland County authority hires drilling auditor to oversee shale royalties

By the end of this year, royalties from Marcellus shale gas drilling could provide 10 percent of the revenues generated by the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County, according to agency officials.

 

06.12.14

New Poll: Pa. Voters Overwhelming Support Jobs Over New Energy Taxes

"When Pennsylvania voters are given a choice between a new energy tax and jobs, they choose jobs" This was a key finding - among others - of a newly released public opinion survey, as reported by the Harrisburg Patriot-News.

 

06.11.14

The CNG Light Switch

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is domestically abundant, clean, safe, quiet, powerful, efficient, affordable and economical for the United States.

 

06.11.14

DEP: Jon Day impoundment contaminated groundwater

State environmental regulators said a leak at the Jon Day impoundment contaminated groundwater with chloride as crews removed nearly 12,000 tons of soil from the Marcellus Shale drilling operation in Amwell Township.