Despite a ban on fracking, Scotland imports shale gas from Pennsylvania for its plastics industry. This has some activists saying 'no fracking here, no fracking anywhere.'
Health and environmental scientists who specialize in the potential impacts of oil and gas production will discuss their work on Tuesday at the annual Shale & Public Health conference, hosted by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania.
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey believes that presidents should not be allowed to unilaterally ban fracking — and in the wake of Democratic promises to do just that, recently introduced a Senate resolution emphasizing that point.
Company looking to overturn decision that denied its bid to condemn state-owned lands for $1 billion pipeline project.
The primary areas to be affected would be unpaved dirt and gravel roads anywhere there is conventional oil and gas drilling in the state.
Wolf claimed in the roughly six-minute interview that cracker plants and continuation of the natural gas industry would be a net good for the environment, and disagreed with Peduto's denouncement of the petrochemical industry. City Paper has identified three major claims made by Wolf and has fact-checked them to determine their accuracy.
A war of words between labor and environmentalists — with Democrats in the middle — roared back into the spotlight Tuesday when Gov. Tom Wolf waded in, saying that more petrochemical development was “exactly what we need" in western Pennsylvania to meet clean energy standards.
The 2017 amendment was added to the bill as a favor to the coal industry and shifts burden for treating manganese discharges from abandoned mine sites and other sources from polluters to users of the affected water.
American industry, aided by federal regulators, is conducting a large-scale, consequential experiment with our hormones and the developing brains and reproductive systems of our children.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.
Jim Inhofe, the Senate's unwavering climate denier, turns 85 on Sunday. I requested a Q&A with him when he turns 100 to see how the "hoax" has turned out.