Posts Categorized: Gas Drilling Injuries

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Pennsylvania Fails To Tax Natural Gas Pipelines; Billions Being Spent On New Pipeline Construction

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As reported recently on this blog, natural gas pipeline construction is booming in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  To date, over $7 billion has been allocated by various companies for current or near future pipeline projects. Now the Allentown Morning Call is reporting that natural gas pipelines go untaxed for real estate tax purposes in Pennsylvania…. Read more »

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Dlp Natural Gas Pipeline Litigation Team Notes Dangers Of Pipeline Work Related Injuries

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The Natural Gas Pipeline Litigation Team at DLP headed by Attorneys Pat Dougherty and Joe Price continue to  encounter serious and devastating injuries caused at accidents occurring at natural gas pipeline construction sites.  It is expected that these accidents will only increase now that over seven billion dollars has been dedicated to construction of new… Read more »

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Gas Drilling Injury Lawyers

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The Scranton Times has reported that counties with a high density of Marcellus Shale Gas Field wells have a higher frequency of truck accidents , criminal arrests and higher rates of sexually transmitted diseases. This data was released by two environmental advocacy groups, PennEnvironment and Food & Water Watch, who are studying the effect natural gas drilling… Read more »

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Pipeline Construction Boom In Pennsylvania Continues

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Over the past several months we have been reporting on numerous gathering and transport pipeline projects either on the books or under actual construction.  We thought that the $1.8 billion project in Northeast Pennsylvania was a big deal.  Now today the Pittsburgh Post Gazette reports that Dominion has submitted initial plans for a $5 billion… Read more »

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New Natural Gas Powered Electric Plant Planned For Jessup, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

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The trend in the electric generating market is away from coal powered generation plants and toward natural gas powered plants.  Several coal fired plants in Pennsylvania have closed their doors.  Other plants are currently, or in the planning stages of converting from coal power to natural gas. In Northeast Pennsylvania, a hotbed for Marcellus Shale… Read more »

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New Well Drilling On Upswing In Northeast Pennsylvania As Harrisburg Passes New Bill To Protect Landowner Royalties

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As expected, new natural gas well construction is on the upswing in Northeast Pennsylvania.  A trip up Route 6 last week revealed a significant increase in drilling trucks and trailers.  This writer personally followed three drilling rig heavy trucks for over 20 miles–a slow trip!! Now reports today indicate that several companies have increased their… Read more »

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Chesapeake Sells West Virginia Marcellus Stake; Continues High Profile In Northeast Pennsylvania

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Chesapeake Gas and Oil committed untold resources to lease large amounts of acreage throughout the Marcellus Shale region.  Once fracking and natural gas drilling began in ernest, Chesapeake was positioned to be the major player throughout the region. Early on, Chesapeake’s business model paid handsome dividends for its owners.  The Marcellus play turned out to… Read more »

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Natural Gas Drilling Expected To Accelerate In Potter And Tioga Counties—dlp Lawyers Fight For Gas Drillers And Pipeline Workers Injured In Central Pennsylvania

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Natural gas drilling and fracking in Potter and Tioga counties in North Central Pennsylvania has been slow for the past four years.  Now reports out of the region indicate that visits from landsmen on behalf of drilling companies is increasing significantly.  With the influx of gathering pipeline construction projects drillers are securing leaseholds on many… Read more »

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Should Fracking Be Permitted Under Rivers And Lakes In Pennsylvania??—dlp Lawyers Fight For Personal Injury Victims In Wyoming, Bradford And Susquehanna Counties

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Many residents of Pennsylvania live along rivers, streams and lakes.  Pennsylvania is home to thousands of pristine water resources.  Since the advent of fracking and the natural gas drilling boom many of these people have raised concerns regarding water use and drilling near their properties.  Everyday, millions of gallons of water are removed from primarily… Read more »