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Pennsylvania lifts ban on gas production in polluted Dimock

“We got played,” said Ray Kemble, the most outspoken of a small group of Dimock residents who have battled the drilling company and state regulators alike.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Updated: 2022-12-13 16:36:01

‘Gasland’ driller will pay millions for new water system in Dimock

The no-contest plea to multiple criminal charges marks the first time Cabot Oil and Gas has taken responsibility for destroying drinking water supplies. 

By Susan Phillips/StateImpact Pennsylvania

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Plea hearing scheduled in ‘Gasland’ drilling pollution case in Dimock

Dimock drew national notoriety after people were filmed lighting their tap water on fire in the Emmy Award-winning 2010 documentary.

By The Associated Press

Updated: 2022-11-22 19:00:00

Dimock residents, prosecutors and a utility met to discuss contaminated drinking water

Residents of a rural community whose drinking water has been contaminated for 14 years have met with high-level officials in the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Planned treatment plant called a new threat to Dimock’s water

A state court on Tuesday denied an application to temporarily block a permit for construction of a wastewater plant in the town of Dimock,

By Jon Hurdle/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Criminal charges filed against Pennsylvania gas driller head to court

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. was charged in 2020 with violating state environmental laws after a grand jury investigation found the Houston-based driller failed to fix faulty gas wells that had been leaking methane into aquifers in Dimock and surrounding communities for more than a decade.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Dimock residents worry about planned fracking waste well

Plans for the deep injection well are in the early stages, but residents weary of water contamination are on edge.

By Susan Phillips/StateImpact Pennsylvania