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Marcellus Shale Taskforce

Fayette County PA

In The News

 Sifting through newspapers and online is time consuming so the following links have been set up to take you to those newspapers, newsletters etc dedicated to only Marcellus Shale news.  

(Between 2010 through 2015 I had articles linked, however, due to the change in website, I was unable to export those articles)

News  and Articles of interest

Year 2019

03/05/19   DEP issues $1.5M fine for problems at Greene Co pipeline construction site

​02/20/19   PA Grand Jury probing natural gas drillings calls Hallowich as a witness

​02/08/19   PA Gov Wolf releases statement on DEP bar on pipeline permitting(Energy Transfer Mariner East 2)

01/04/19   PA Supreme Court Ruling Reinforces Impact Fee Requirements

Year 2018

12/13/18      PA drafts new limits on air pollution for well sites

06/26/18    PA sets methane regulations on new natural gas wells

04/04/18    DEP accepting public comment on General Permits.  Submit comments

03/06/18    NYU Law sending free help to 10 Democrat AG Offices for environmental causes

02/08/18    Study Finds Unconventional Wastewater Treatment Facilities May Provide Insufficient Treatment

Year 2017 

02/20/17  Penn State              PA Senate pass proposed Oil & Gas Lease Protection Package

02/18/17  StateImpact.org     Pennsylvania confirms first fracking-related earthquake

01/03/17  PennState               Study shows hydraulic fracking affects water chemistry


Year 2016

 07/14/16  StateImpact.org   Gas impact fee will keep declining

 07/18/16  StateImpact.org   DEP fines company $1.5 million (Butler County)

 07/20/16 Tribune Review  Federal Agency Orders testing of 3 More Natural Gas Pipelines In Westmoreland Explosion Area

 07/27/16  StateImpate         Former Gov Rendell "I made a mistake on shale gas"

 08/22/16  ObserReporter    DEP fines 2 companies for pipeline construction violations

 09/22/16 Tribune Review   Murrysville (Westmoreland Co) moves on fracking ordinance

 09/29/16  PennLive              PA Supreme Court rules portions of Act 13 Unconstitutional

 12/06/16   PA Audit               PA Auditor General Releases Audit Report on Impact Fee Spending and Oversight