tag | natural gas drilling

Study finds drilling wastewater not usually best option for road treatment

The state stopped the practice in 2018, but a measure in the state legislature this year would bring it back for conventional drillers.

By Rachel McDevitt

Gas drilling firms defeat Pennsylvania’s anti-trust lawsuit

Pennsylvania’s highest court has delivered a victory for natural gas exploration firms, ruling that the state attorney general’s office doesn’t have authority under state law to sue them on anti-trust grounds over their mineral rights-leasing practices.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

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Pennsylvania grand jury report into natural gas drilling set for release

“We are in the first stages of a long process to hold the well-connected accountable."
By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Gas driller pushes back against grand jury, defends record

Cabot Oil and Gas said it “categorically denies" assertions that it “acted with indifference toward the community where we live and operate.”
By The Associated Press

Pa. regulators: Natural gas driller flouting ‘good faith’ agreement

Company avoided fine by promising to fix methane leaks, but never did
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Pennsylvania to fund research into fracking health dangers

Dozens of children and young adults have been diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma and other forms of cancer in a four-county area outside Pittsburgh.
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press