Posts Categorized: Gas Drilling Injuries

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Gas Drilling Water News, Good And Bad!!–dlp Lawyers Fight For Personal Injury Victims In Marcellus Shale Region

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In our last post we reported that an important Department of Energy study concluded that fracking and the fracking drilling process performed thousands of feet underground does NOT cause water pollution.  This is very big news for the natural gas drilling business not only in Pennsylvania but worldwide. Now today, another story just broke out… Read more »

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Department Of Energy Study Finds No Water Pollution From Fracking!!

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In a landmark study authorized by the drilling industry and released today, the Department of Energy found no evidence of water pollution caused by fracking.  The study results indicate that the chemicals utilized in the fracking process do not migrate upward into the water aquifer.  Fracking is conducted over 5000 feet under the surface.  Opponents… Read more »

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Dep Tries To Monitor Fracking—dlp Trial Lawyers Represent The Seriously Injured In Wyoming, Bradford And Susquehanna Counties

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The Scranton Times contains an article today on a natural gas drilling misstep that went unreported until questioned by a curious DEP field investigator.  The incident resulted in a $13,000 fine being imposed against the fracking company.  Incidents such as the one reported in the story are subject to self reporting guidelines.  Unfortunately. not all… Read more »

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$1 Billion Pipeline From Luzerne County To Trenton New Jersey Gets Green Light!!—dlp Personal Injury Lawyers Represent Truck Accident Victims In Luzerne, Wyoming, Lycoming, Bradford, Susquehanna And Other Counties

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Philly.com reports today that the $1 billion pipeline from Luzerne County to Trenton New Jersey has gotten the go ahead for construction.  Natural gas companies have made the necessary guaranteed usage agreements to make the pipeline profitable.   The pipeline will run through Pennsylvania and across the Delaware River.  Opponents are already scheduling meetings to protest… Read more »

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Lycoming County Judge Denies Gas Drilling In Residential Zoned Location

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Last year the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its decision in Robinson Township  v  Commonwealth.  The Court ruled that local zoning ordinances trump the new anti local zoning provisions of Act 13 (the law governing natural gas production in Pennsylvania).  In a case of first impression, a Lycoming County judge has ruled that natural gas drilling… Read more »

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Lack Of Water May Slow Fracking In U.s.—-dlp Law Fights For Gas Drillers, Pipeline Workers And Truck Accident Victims In Wyoming County

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Fracking technology has opened vast areas of natural gas and oil reserves for exploration, drilling and extraction.  The United States is quickly becoming energy self-sufficient.  However, fracking requires the use of great amounts of fresh water.  This is quickly becoming a concern. Reports today indicate that the industry is reviewing water usage in drought stricken… Read more »

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Williams Pipeline Leads Expansion In Nepa—-dlp Trial Team Fights For Personal Injury Clients In Wyoming And Susquehanna Counties

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Yesterday I travelled to Dimock, Susquehanna County to meet with a new personal injury client who was hit by a natural gas industry related truck.  On the way to my appointment I passed the new and impressive Wyoming County headquarters of Williams Pipeline.  Te new facility is located just north of Tunkhannock on 29N.  It… Read more »

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Fracking Now Big In Oil Drilling And Exploration—dlp Represents The Seriously Injured In Marcellus Shale Region

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Fracking is generally thought of as the drilling method that opened up the natural gas shale play throughout the United States and elsewhere.   Reports today indicate that the fracking method of drilling is being utilized in the exploration and drilling for oil.  The horizontal method of drilling has been shown to be very effective in… Read more »

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Natural Gas Powered Trucks And Fracking Disposal Earthquakes In The News—-dlp Lawyers In Bradford County Fighting For Gas Drilling And Pipeline Accident Victims

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The news today contains two interesting fracking related stories.  Kane is Able Trucking headquartered in Scranton has purchased eight natural gas powered tractor trailers.  Although more expensive, the trucks will use locally abundant and cheaper natural gas as fuel and overall will require less maintenance and will last longer than standard diesel and gas powered… Read more »