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Calling out the EPA and Pennsylvania’s DEP over Fracked Water Testing

By at March 1, 2011 | 4:34 pm | 1,275 Comments

Calling out the EPA and Pennsylvania’s DEP over Fracked Water Testing

Senator Bob Casey Jr. has every reason now to believe the EPA and Pennsylvania’s DEP are falling down on the job and not doing enough proactive testing of hydrofracking to ensure Pennsylvania’s waterways are not being fouled up by radiation.

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Pining for regulatory oversight in of all places, Marcellus

By at December 14, 2010 | 10:20 am | 3 Comments

Pining for regulatory oversight in of all places, Marcellus

These days it seems like everything that is touched turns to gold in the Marcellus but one company is finding out it will have some tough obstacles to overcome in building a pipeline to haul natural gas. Its an issue that is being closely watched because there is more to it than meets the eye on the surface.

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Fracking fluids blamed for contaminating a spring

By at November 22, 2010 | 8:57 pm | 3 Comments

Cleanup is underway in Lycoming County following what Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection characterizes as a large fracking spill in the Marcellus play. The spill, estimated at 13,000 gallons, has contaminated an unnamed tributary to Sugar Run as well as a spring in Penn Township. However, that is not all that has been potentially jeopardized,”There are also […]

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