Both Senate and House lawmakers have offered versions of the legislation that was introduced in 2009.
By knowing what chemicals are being used, the government can determine their impact on the environment and human health.
U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, today reintroduced three bills designed to protect Pennsylvanians and create Pennsylvania jobs.
Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection announced results of in-stream water quality monitoring for radioactive material in seven of the commonwealth's rivers.
At the end of March, oil and gas industry stakeholders will meet to discuss future development of Marcellus Shale.
The company is providing a system to treat fracking wastewater in Tioga County, Pa.
In this bill, natural gas drillers would be responsible for more contaminant liability.
The CheckPoint Pennsylvania Audit Protocols consist of eight checklists with more than 1,000 questions. The questions are designed so that a user can select only the questions that pertain to their operations.
Daniel Whitten, vice president for strategic communications for America's Natural Gas Alliance, says FRAC Act isn't necessary on top of existing local, state and federal rules.
University of Oklahoma researchers are developing a new simulator for shale gas reservoirs that will provide oil and gas companies with an essential tool for managing production and choosing drilling locations to lower costs and increase production.
The complaint alleges that the property values for homes owned by nine families have been reduced and the families' health has been jeopardized.
The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Pennsylvania General Energy Co. $28,960 for the illegal discharge of Airfoam HD, a surfactant, into Pine Creek in Lycoming County last March.
EPA submitted its draft study plan on hydraulic fracturing for review to the agency’s Science Advisory Board, a group of independent scientists.
Is hydraulic fracturing the holy grail of energy independence or a groundwater nightmare in the making?
- By Keith Hall
- Dec 20, 2010