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PA fracking reg report stirs controversy

According to its director, John P. Martin, the goal of the University at Buffalo’s Shale Resources and Society Institute is to provide accurate research-based information on the development of shale and other unconventional resources. However, the accuracy of the information ...

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UB institute finds fracking regs successful

Members of the newly created University at Buffalo Shale Resources and Society Institute released a report Tuesday calling Pennsylvania’s regulation of hydrofracking activity in the Keystone State a success. The authors called the report, titled “Environmental Impacts During Shale Gas ...

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Drilling group offers paid trip to energy hearing

SCRANTON, Pa. — A natural gas industry group is offering an all-expenses paid trip to pro-drilling landowners in the Northeast's Marcellus Shale to get them to attend a public meeting by the U.S. Department of Energy on the issue of hydraulic fracturing, a newspaper reported Friday.

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Casey: US should regulate gas drilling

SCRANTON, Pa. — Sen. Bob Casey says Pennsylvania’s emerging natural gas industry has the potential to create jobs and wealth, but also carries environmental risks that must be addressed. The Pennsylvania Democrat said Thursday at a forum in Scranton that ...

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NY, Pa. to sue power plant

ALBANY — Officials in New York and Pennsylvania plan to sue a power plant they say violates federal environmental regulations, creating a major source of air and water pollution.

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Trial lawyers: Specter’s loss will be felt

Restoring notice pleading standards in federal courts. Decrying federal preemption rules that prevented state lawsuits. Protecting the attorney-client privilege. All of those are issues advocated by Sen. Arlen Specter, whose 30-year Senate career ...

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