Environment

  • October 13, 2014 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    Corbett considers natural gas tax

    Governor Tom Corbett for the first time, says he's thinking about taxing natural gas.
  • October 12, 2014

    Philly residents hope new trash center in Strawberry Mansion will reduce dumping

    In Strawberry Mansion, Victorian charm is everywhere. Unfortunately, so is the trash. To better manage illegal dumping that’s been a problem for deca...
  • October 10, 2014

    Obama creates 2nd board to resolve SEPTA dispute

    President Barack Obama is establishing a second emergency board to try to resolve a contract dispute in the Philadelphia area between the Southeastern...
  • October 9, 2014 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    Philadelphia refinery capitalizes on the shale boom

    The Valley Forge toll plaza is where route 76 splits from the Pennsylvania Turnpike and becomes the Schuylkill Expressway to Philadelphia. It’s one of...
  • October 9, 2014 |  StateImpact

    Report: Police sharing intelligence on activists with gas industry

    According to the Pittsburgh City Paper, state and federal law enforcement have joined in an intelligence-sharing network with the oil and gas industry...
  • October 9, 2014 |  StateImpact

    Commonwealth Court takes up issue of drilling in state parks and forests

    The fate of expanded natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania’s parks and forests is now in the hands of seven Commonwealth Court Judges.
  • October 8, 2014 |  StateImpact Pennsylvania

    Despite ups and downs, solar power still shining in Pennsylvania

    Standing next to this solar farm in Morgantown, Berks County, you can see the Pennsylvania Turnpike traffic, but the place still feels like a farm. T...
  • October 8, 2014 |  PublicSource

    Marcellus Life: One Greene County man’s encounter with a landman

    Leigh Shields refused to allow seismic testing for natural gas on his 88 acres in Spraggs, Greene County. He thought if he said no to the company aski...
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