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A few thoughts from the departing secretary of the PA Department of Environmental Protection

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Poisoned Wells in Dimock, PA Won’t Stop Cabot From More Fracking

With so many trucks pulling into so many drilling locations, the locals around here know the roads take a beating.

“The traffic is pretty big, of course the gas trucks, the water trucks and all them.” Continue reading

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The Sad State of Dimock, PA, post-Cabot

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE52C07920090313

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Forced Pooling in PA: Gas Industry Makes Its Own Rules

The natural gas industry is asking legislators to allow them to take gas from Marcellus Shale under certain properties without a lease and against the owner’s wishes when the owner has neighbors who’ve agreed to drilling.
That’s how opponents see a provision, which they call “forced pooling,” about to be proposed in the state House of Representatives. Continue reading

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Harsh Environmental and Human Costs of Fracking from TX to PA

From compressor stations emitting known human carcinogens such as benzene to the poor lining of wells after drilling that has led some water taps to literally spout flames, the full set of activities needed to produce natural gas gives rise to a panoply of potential problems.

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