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New York Rejects Geisenger Study As Statewide Fracking Moratorium Remains Intact

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Fracking has been on hold in New York for the past several years.  Spurred on by reports of water pollution in Pennsylvania and fears of interfering with the Delaware River Basin water supply to New York City New York legislatures have been slow to approve natural gas drilling in the state. Today reports indicate that… Read more »

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Dep Was Denied Immediate Access To Chevron Green County Gas Well Fire—dlp Represents Injured And Killed Gas Well And Gas Pipeline Workers In Marcellus Shale

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A few months ago a natural gas fracking well operated by Chevron in Green County, Pennsylvania suffered a major mishap with resulting fire.  One worker lost his life.  The incident was reported on this blog. Today the Pittsburgh Post Gazette contains a story noting that DEP officials and investigators were denied access to the fire… Read more »

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Shell Holds Public Meeting On Cracker Plant—dlp Is The Personal Injury/natural Gas Drilling Accident Trial Law Firm In Towanda, Montrose, Wellsboro And Tunkhannock Regions

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Recently we have blogged about the proposed billion dollar cracker plant to be potentially built by Shell Oil and Gas in Western Pennsylvania. For months there has been nothing but radio silence. Now today, Kevin Begos, writing for the Associated Press reports that Shell held a public meeting today in Hopewell where the cracker plant… Read more »

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Pennsylvania Severance Tax Gains Support—dlp Truck And Pipeline Accident Lawyers Support Clients And Their Personal Injury Cases In Bradford, Tioga, Wyoming, Sullivan And Susquehanna Counties

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The Progress Authority recently held its annual awards dinner in Wysox Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  The dinner annually honors business leaders in Bradford County. James Loewenstein, staff writer  for the Daily Review in Towanda covered the dinner.  In a story found at thedailyreview.com Mr. Lowenstein reports from dinner comments that support for a statewide severance tax is… Read more »

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Cabot Oil And Gas Inc. Donates $2.5 Million To Lackawanna College!!—dlp Settles Susquehanna County Truck Accident Case For $14 Million!!

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A few weeks ago we blogged that the Scranton area needs to capitalize on the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom.  Lackawanna College, with its main campus located in the City of Scranton, has been the leader in creating programs to educate local residents in the natural gas industry field.  Many students have already graduated an… Read more »

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Some Republican Lawmakers Seek Natural Gas Severance Tax In Pennsylvania—dlp Trial Law Firm Is The Marcellus Shale Region Personal Injury Truck Accident Law Firm

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Most people know that every Democrat candidate  for Governor of Pennsylvania supports some type of fair severance tax on natural gas drillers.  Governor Corbett opposes any such tax even though every other natural gas producing state employs  some type of severance tax. Now, reports out of Harrisburg indicate that some Republican lawmakers are breaking ranks… Read more »

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Is Fracking Allowed Under Pennsylvania State Parks Without Legislative Approval???—dlp Gas Drilling/gas Truck Accident Lawyers Fight For Injured Clients In Bradford, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Tioga, Sullivan And Other Marcellus Shale Counties

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The 2014 State Budget proposed by Governor Tom Corbett includes revenues to be generated from natural gas drilling and fracking underneath Pennsylvania State Parks.  The budget anticipates that drillers will be able to access natural gas through fracking from abutting property wells.  Whether the Governor anticipates actual gas wells in the parks is not clear…. Read more »

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Pennsylvania Legisltors Under Gun To Support Guaranteed Mimimum Royalty Act

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The marriage between natural gas industry advocates and Pennsylvania landowners has been a honeymoon since the introduction of fracking in Pennsylvania six years ago.  It looks like the honeymoon is over!! As reported earlier on this blog, landowners are up in arms over fair royalty payments. In order to protect their constituents,  Republican–yes Republican!!–legislators have introduced… Read more »

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Dep Does Not Report Private Water Cases Involving Natural Gas Spills At Well Sites—-marcellus Shale Truck Accident, Personal Injury Attorneys

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Spills and contamination are bound to occur at fracking well sites.  If a public water supply is contaminated, Act 13 requires that DEP report the violation.  However, in a Pittsburgh Post Gazette story today, the author notes that no such requirement exists for private water involved accidents.  The author, Dave Hopey, reports that DEP does… Read more »

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Another New Pipeline Proposed For Marcellus Shale Gas—dlp Marcelus Shale Trial Lawyers Represent Injured Pipeline Construction Workers In Wyoming, Bradford, Lycoming, Susquehanna And Other Counties

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Pipeline construction is booming throughout Pennsylvania.  The Marcellus Shale natural gas play has created a big demand to move natural gas to all markets.  Recently, Williams Pipeline announced plans to extend a major pipeline as far South as the Carolinas.  Now, two major energy firms are discussing construction of a second pipeline to compete with… Read more »