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04.18.13

PUC schedules hearing on West Wyoming facility

The state Public Utilities Commission scheduled a hearing on UGI Penn Natural Gas Inc.'s request to determine whether a planned West Wyoming natural gas facility planned is exempt from local zoning regulations.

 

04.18.13

Drilling impact fees help local budgets

As supervisors in Forward tried to do more with less tax money in recent years, cracking roads and potholes in the Butler County community grew into a bigger problem. Now supervisors hope they have a solution.

 

04.17.13

Pa. House bills back natural gas as automotive fuel of the future

Local legislators are among those pushing a series of bills to increase consumption of the state's abundant supply of natural gas, with York representatives authoring components of the Marcellus Works package.

 

04.17.13

Gas companies respond to EPA inspections

Two midstream companies in Washington County that process and transport natural gas have agreed to improve their operations after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found problems at their facilities.

 

04.15.13

Global natural gas boom fuels local Air Products business

Air Products heat exchangers produce most of the world's liquefied natural gas.

 

04.12.13

Landfill methane-to-energy project gets national award

Lycoming County was one of seven places in the country to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's award for excellence in landfill gas energy projects for 2012.

 

04.12.13

Marcellus bringing jobs to Pennsylvania

Recent pipeline and processing infrastructure in the Marcellus area has increased not only natural gas production in Pennsylvania, but the job scene, as well.

 

04.08.13

House moving Marcellus economic bills

House lawmakers plan action this week on bills providing millions of dollars of state tax credits and grants to develop a bigger market with vehicles using natural gas in Pennsylvania.

 

04.05.13

Energy-related carbon dioxide emissions declined in 2012

Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2012 were the lowest in the United States since 1994, at 5.3 billion metric tons of CO2. With the exception of 2010, emissions have declined every year since 2007.

 

04.04.13

Gas metering station tour offers insight into proposed facility

Anyone driving on state Route 11 past the Wyoming Monument can see in its shadow the two small brick structures surrounded by fencing. But not everybody notices them.