Post-Gazette

Raucous crowd meets on shale debate

marcellus protest bannerPost-Gazette's coverage of the June 13th DoE Fracking Advisory Board hearing in Washington, PA. Also read how the panel is stacked with gas industry folks.There's more…

Post-Gazette: ExxonMobil buys local Marcellus firm for $1.69 billion

ExxonMobil Corp. has bolstered its position in the Marcellus Shale play with a billion-dollar acquisition, paying $1.69 billion for Warrendale-based Philips Resources and TWP Inc.There's more…

Gas drilling opponents conduct sit-in at the Capitol

sit-in photo by david meieran, marcellusprotest.orgWhat started out as a rally against gas drilling turned into a noisy sit-in outside the governor's office by the end of the afternoon, with protesters chanting and seeking a meeting.There's more…

Hauler accused of dumping wastewater all over region

"This was a calculated and long-running scheme to personally profit by illegally dumping wastewater, regardless of the potential for environmental damage," acting state Attorney General Bill Ryan said in a statement. --Pittsburgh Post-GazetteThere's more…

Hundreds speak out on shale gas drilling

photo of audience in hearingSpeakers and spectators filled the Gold Room of the Allegheny County Courthouse to capacity on Thursday night for a public hearing on Marcellus Shale gas drilling.There's more…

Corbett repeals policy on gas drilling in parks

corbett imageGov. Tom Corbett has repealed a 4-month-old policy designed to minimize the environmental impact of Marcellus Shale natural gas well drilling in Pennsylvania's parks.There's more…

Chevron buys into shale gas

Oil giant to pay $4.3 billion for Moon gas producer Atlas Energy.There's more…

This yellow brick road will lead to toxic misery

Reminiscent of "The Wizard of Oz," we witness our politicians, "The Great Wizards," license the destruction of the "Emerald City" (Pennsylvania), filling their coffers with "gold" as the Marcellus Shale Coalition marches down this "yellow brick road."There's more…

Drilling opponents rally Downtown

Hundreds of Marcellus Shale drilling protesters marched and rallied outside the David Lawrence Convention Center this afternoon as the Developing Unconventional Gas (DUG) East convention and exhibition went on inside.There's more…

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