Gas Task Force Evolves To Resource Center

DEP Issues Revised General Permit for Gas Wastewater Processing Facilities

Special Webinar on Shale Gas Impact Fees March 22nd

Penn State Extension GAS EXPLORATION ISSUES Webinar

Watershed Coalition Duo Tours Water Treatment Plant

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From Potter County Today Quay Schappell (left), chief operating officer for TerrAqua Resource Management, explains his company’s shale gas hydrofracturing wastewater treatment operation to public water supply managers. Jonathan Huff (second from left) of Roulette Township and Jim Clark, Penn […]

Catalyst Energy Fined for Water Contamination in Forest, McKean and Warren Counties

Webinar: Shale Gas Impacts On Transportation

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From Potter County Today A Web-based seminar sponsored by Penn State Extension will examine how Marcellus Shale natural-gas development in Pennsylvania is affecting transportation patterns in the state. The 75-minute webinar will begin at 1 pm today (Thursday, Feb. 16). […]

Journalists Detained in Tioga State Forest, Labeled Ecoterrorists by Natural Gas Workers

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Public Herald journalists Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic say they were falsely detained in the middle of the night by two water truck drivers on an unmarked road in Tioga State Forest and labeled ecoterrorists. Troutman and Pribanic were on their […]

DEP Fines Chesapeake Appalachia $565,000 for Multiple Violations

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HARRISBURG — The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Chesapeake Appalachia LLC a total of $565,000 in civil penalties and reimbursement costs for erosion and sediment control violations, wetland encroachment violations and an April 2011 well control incident. “The governor […]

New Video in Gasland Director Josh Fox’s Arrest

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Gasland Director Josh Fox was arrested yesterday while attempting to videotape a House Energy and Environment Subcommittee meeting on hydraulic fracturing. Fox was arrested before the meeting began. An ABC news crew was also turned away from the hearing, but […]

No Gas Tax Cost PA $300 Million

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New estimate says Pa. Marcellus impact fee leaves billions more on the table over 2 decades HARRISBURG – Legislative inaction on a natural gas drilling tax has cost Pennsylvania $300 million in lost revenue, according to the Pennsylvania Budget and […]

First Graduates Of Training Program For Gas Industry Jobs

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From Potter County Today Seneca Highlands Career & Technical Center, in partnership with the Potter County Education Council, is one of just eight ShaleNET Training Partners in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. Having an approved training provider in Port Allegany […]

Gas Checklist Available To Townships, Boroughs

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  From Potter County Today A Municipal Checklist has been distributed to townships and boroughs across Potter County to help them deal with a myriad of issues that could arise as the result of natural gas drilling. Planning Director Charlotte […]

Shale Gas Estimates Slashed by 66%

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Energy Department yesterday slashed its previous estimate of natural gas reserves in the Marcellus shale formation by 66 percent. Increased shale gas activity within states such as Pennsylvania during the previous two years has provided […]

EPA to Begin Sampling Water at Some Residences in Dimock, Pa.