Posts Categorized: Gas Drilling Injuries

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Governor Cuomo Bans Fracking!!

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The New York Times within the hour just reported that Governor Cuomo has banned fracking statewide citing a just released health and welfare report critical of the effects of the fracking process.  This ban keeps in place the ongoing moratorium on fracking throughout New York.  More updates will follow.

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Utica Shale Drilling For Natural Gas Comes To Pennsylvania In A Big Way

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Everyone knows about the Marcellus Shale natural gas reserves which are being fracked throughout Pennsylvania.  Marcellus refers to the level within the ground at which natural gas is trapped in shale formations.  The shale is “fracked” releasing the natural gas to flow to the surface for harvesting.  Of course the natural gas production from the… Read more »

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Falling Oil Prices Top Fracking News

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Those who follow the natural gas drilling business are well aware of the effects that low natural gas prices have had on the industry.  For several years now natural gas has floated at relatively low market values.  The result has been a slow down in new well openings and a decrease in new well exploration…. Read more »

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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 »