fracking

Carrie Gross walks past a construction barrier shielding the Mariner East pipeline near a home during an interview with The Associated Press in Exton, Pa.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo
AP News
October 23, 2019 - 10:18 am
For a second time in three months, President Donald Trump is headed to Pennsylvania to promote his support for the natural gas industry, making clear that he sees his pro-industry policies as a boost to his chances of winning the battleground state.
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state House Tuesday began debate on legislation that would require the Delaware River Basin Commission to compensate landowners for economic losses stemming from a possible ban on natural gas fracking. The bill being considered by the state House would mandate...
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Methane bubble in the ice a of a freshly frozen Paezeriai lake in Lithuania
Dreamstime
Rasa Kaye
February 08, 2019 - 1:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Eerily gorgeous photos of frozen methane bubbles have been making the rounds online recently, captured in symmetric patterns like strings of fantastic, luminous, milky beads ; or clustered like frosty moons in an icy orbit . Unless it’s frozen or flaring, we rarely...
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In this April 23, 2010, file photo, workers move a section of well casing into place at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site near the Bradford County township of Burlington, Pa.
AP Photo/Ralph Wilson, File
June 18, 2018 - 5:09 pm
New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom that has turned swaths of countryside into a major production zone for natural gas. Energy companies have drilled more than 11,000 wells since arriving en masse in 2008, making...
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Dreamstime
Molly Daly
May 23, 2018 - 5:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Representatives of a new public health campaign aimed at raising awareness of the health costs of fracking held a conference call Wednesday morning, demanding Gov. Tom Wolf act to help Pennsylvanians harmed by the gas extraction process. Members of the Pennsylvania...
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