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Democrats could field an anti-fracking candidate in 2020. Can they win in Pennsylvania? 

Voters are split on the question of a fracking ban
By Reid Frazier

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Following attacks from challenger, Lamb weighs in on fracking ban

Moderate Democrat Conor Lamb says he does not support legislation from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that would ban fracking, and asking his House colleagues to vote against the bill.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

DEP fines landfill near Pittsburgh for problems tied to fracking waste

Agreement includes plan to clean up liquid waste
By Reid Frazier


Pennsylvania high court upholds old precedent in fracking

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled to uphold a legal principle that allows drillers to drain oil and natural gas from outside their property lines.

By The Associated Press


Natural gas drilling can fracture political alliances on both sides of the aisle

As Democratic presidential contenders vie for a chance to take on President Donald Trump next year, the issue of fracking looms especially large in western Pennsylvania.

By Chris Potter/WESA
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