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Third well secured at site of southwestern Pa. Chevron well explosion that killed worker

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By admin
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DILLINER, Pennsylvania AP — Crews have replaced and secured the head of a third natural gas well in southwestern Pennsylvania near two others that caught fire, killing a worker last month. Scott Perry, deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, tells the (Washington) Observer-Reporter (http://bit.ly/1krhJwe) that the third well head was replaced on
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Chevron caps one of two wells involved in Greene County fire

Feb 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette February 24, 2014 5:32 AM Chevron said on Sunday afternoon that one of two wells in Greene County that were still leaking natural gas after a Feb. 11 explosion has been capped. In statement, the company, which owns three wells at the drilling site in Dunkard, said the flow of gas from the
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After Pa. Gas Well Explosion, Chevron Hands Out Gift Certificates For Free Pizza!!

Feb 18th, 2014 | By admin
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I’m quite sure the pizza will wash away the terror, death and human suffering this incident has caused to the neighborhood. Maybe if the next blast is even worse, they will send us to Denny’s!

Since Chevron is worth $253.706 Billion! I’m sure they can afford the pizza.



Explosion And Fire At Chevron Natural Gas Well In Pennsylvania

Feb 17th, 2014 | By admin
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“Fracking”? I guess thats what dinasours call farting!

Feb 7th, 2014 | By Mark
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State confirms that no permits for natural gas drilling will be issued in 2014

Feb 5th, 2014 | By Mark
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State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens told legislators Wednesday that he has “absolutely no” plans to issue permits to drilling companies in 2014, clearing the way for Gov. Cuomo to run for reelection without having to deal with the controversial issue.



Is Fracking About to Arrive on Your Doorstep?

Feb 5th, 2014 | By Mark
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One of the largest natural gas infrastructure companies in North America recently proposed to carry unconventional gas through Massachusetts. —By Ellen Cantarow | Thu Jan. 30, 2014 For the past several years, I’ve been writing about what happens when big oil and gas corporations drill where people live. “Fracking”— high-volume hydraulic fracturing, which extracts oil
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Two Fracking Stories You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Aug 7th, 2013 | By Mark
A page from a report rewritten by the EPA to downplay a link between hydraulic fracturing and water contamination. The story was broken by a blogger with DeSmogBlog.

A pair of stories broke recently that, taken together, cast considerable doubt on the gas industry’s claims that hydraulic fracturing does not harm the environment. EPA Buries Report Contradicting Gas Industry’s Clean-Water Claims As if the Obama administration’s IRS, NSA, AP and Benghazi scandals weren’t enough, DeSmogBlog blogger Steve Horn published a piece on Monday dccumenting
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Fracking Opponents Say New Federal Rules Let Frackers Run Wild on Public Land

May 17th, 2013 | By Mark
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Opponents of hydraulic fracturing say the new rules proposed by the federal Bureau of Land Management yesterday afternoon weaken existing requirements and create loopholes that will allow drilling companies to run amok on public lands. If you enjoy the content and coverage you get here at NaturalGasWatch.org, please take a moment to click on one
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Gas Companies Pull the Plug on Philly Natural Gas Pipeline As Swarm Of Other Projects Moves Ahead

Apr 19th, 2013 | By Mark
The proposed Commonwealth Pipeline project may be on the shelf for now, but there are plenty of other natural gas pipeline projects planned for Pennsylvania, according to documents obtained by NaturalGasWatch.org.

A consortium of natural gas companies seeking to build a new pipeline that would have brought natural gas from the Marcellus Shale fields into Philadelphia have put an end to the project, but a handful of other pipeline projects planned for Pennsylvania continue to move forward, according to documents obtained by NaturalGasWatch.org Ed. Note –
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