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Pennsylvania environmentalists concerned about rules for conventional drillers

Sunday, July 5, 2015 by

The language that environmentalists are upset about is in the fiscal code, which is needed to implement the state budget.

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Fracking opposed in England; Germany debates fracking laws

Saturday, July 4, 2015 by

A hydraulic fracturing proposal was voted down in the Lancashire County government June 29.

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Geologic differences mean more seismic activity in Ohio than Pennsylvania from injection wells

Saturday, July 4, 2015 by

Pennsylvania has over 19,300 shale gas wells, but no recorded seismic activity.

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Sunoco Logistics fined for 2014 drilling fluids spills

Friday, July 3, 2015 by

At least 1,000 gallons of fluid was spilled in six instances during boring operations for construction of the Mariner East Pipeline.

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Trumbull County asks for injection well moratorium

Friday, July 3, 2015 by

Trumbull County commissioners requested 11 recommendations to adopt before wastes could be injected into the ground.

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Utica and Marcellus horizontal wells among top water-users in nation

Thursday, July 2, 2015 by

Water use across U.S. shale plays ranges from 2,600 gallons to 9.7 million gallons per well.

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