natural gas

President Donald Trump
Keith Srakocic/AP
August 13, 2019 - 7:05 pm
MONACA, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for a major manufacturing complex in western Pennsylvania in his latest effort to reinvigorate the Rust Belt support that sent him to the White House. He was cheered on by fluorescent-vest-clad workers who were paid to attend...
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In this Aug. 9, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is showcasing the growing effort to capitalize on western Pennsylvania’s natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
August 13, 2019 - 6:59 am
By Jill Colvin and Josh Boak, Associated Press BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Trying to hold support in the manufacturing towns that helped him win the White House in 2016, President Donald Trump is showcasing growing efforts to capitalize on western Pennsylvania's natural gas deposits by turning...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Jim Melwert
May 17, 2019 - 4:33 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In an effort to drum up support for Gov. Tom Wolf’s infrastructure funding plan, state and local lawmakers met at an intersection in the heart of Norristown to tout potential benefits. Wolf’s $4.5 billion proposal, called Restore PA, would be funded by a severance...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
March 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Opponents of a natural gas pipeline through the South Jersey Pinelands are suggesting the idea might be dead, now that operators of a coal burning power plant are backing out of plans to convert to gas. But the gas company that wants the line appears to still be...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Kim Glovas
January 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf recently claimed his first term marked a major shift to protect Pennsylvania's environment and energy resources. But those living along the Mariner East Pipelines are finding that energy seems to have outranked environment. Ginny Kerslake is...
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In this image take from video provided by WCVB in Boston, flames consume a home in Lawrence, Mass, a suburb of Boston, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.
WCVB via AP
September 14, 2018 - 10:00 am
By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Investigators were working Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of natural gas explosions that killed a teenager, injured at least 10 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins. Authorities said an estimated 8,000 people were...
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The devastation on Oakwood Drive in Newfield, Gloucester County.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
July 11, 2018 - 1:11 pm
WOODBURY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There are far more questions than answers in Gloucester County, where an investigation continues into a weekend house explosion in rural Newfield that left an elderly couple dead. RELATED: House explosion leaves 2 dead in New Jersey, authorities release identities...
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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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A Seneca Resources Corp. crew prepares a 2009 well-drilling site in Loyalsock State Forest near Trout Run, Pa.
Clem Murray/Philadelphia Inquirer/MCT/Sipa USA
Mark Abrams
May 03, 2018 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf is getting some blowback from representatives of Pennsylvania's natural gas and Marcellus Shale industries over his renewed call for a dedicated tax on those operations. During a media conference call, Stephanie Catarino Wissman, executive director of...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Justin Udo
April 30, 2018 - 9:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On Monday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and several other state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle announced that they are working together on a Shale Tax for the state. "I'm proud to stand here with this bipartisan coalition to announce the introduction of...
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