WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing a schedule to develop standards for wastewater discharges produced by natural gas extraction from underground coalbed and shale formations. No comprehensive set of national standards exists at this time for the disposal of wastewater discharged from natural gas extraction activities, and over the coming months EPA […]
COLUMBUS — From shale gas legal issues to enforcing the state’s new Livestock Care Standards to federal and state agricultural legislation, the Nov. 18 Ohio Agricultural Law Symposium is packed with hot topics in the legal community.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A science- and energy-based program focusing on Pennsylvania counties with natural gas exploration and production is part of a $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
COLUMBUS — In response to the growing need for education and research related to Ohio’s developing shale energy industry, The Ohio State University is creating the Ohio State Subsurface Energy Resource Center.
Don’t get the “facts” on Marcellus Shale drilling from your neighbor. Trust, but verify.
“This is a once and a lifetime opportunity for philanthropy in a region of the state that’s never seen much philanthropy.”
Ohio farmland values shot up 7.5 percent over last year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recent numbers, with all-land values averaging $4,300 per acre.
LONDON, Ohio — Experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will discuss opportunities and challenges in developing natural gas.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new study examining the Marcellus Shale natural-gas boom in Pennsylvania suggests that, although development of this resource is having a positive economic impact in the state, the net benefits may be more modest than previously reported.
The Marcellus Shale contains about 84 trillion cubic feet of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas and 3.4 billion barrels of undiscovered, technically recoverable natural gas liquids according to a new assessment by the U. S. Geological Survey.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A series of web-based seminars aimed at helping local businesses prosper from natural-gas drilling and development will be offered this fall by Penn State Extension’s Marcellus Educational Consortium.
If you want to test the water yourself, decide what you can afford. Those costs can be hundreds, if not thousands of dollars.
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As the Marcellus natural gas boom has reverberated around Pennsylvania, residents and scientists alike have expressed concern about the impact extensive drilling and associated infrastructure development is having on wildlife habitat.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A web-based seminar presented by Penn State Extension July 21 will explore pipeline development and regulation in regions of the state being intensely affected by drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale formation.
Industry has yielded job growth but impacts are overstated, according to the Keystone Research Center.
SALEM, Ohio — The region’s shale-leasing boom has ignited a gusher of offers to buy mineral rights, and landowners need to use caution when considering such deals, a local oil and gas lawyer warns. Alan D. Wenger, an attorney with Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, says some landowners stuck with older oil and gas leases are […]
With the Marcellus and Utica shales attracting drillers, Ohioan should know the basics of oil and gas leases.
OTTAWA, Ohio — Since 1934 the Ohio Famers Union has been a proponent and defender of Ohio’s family farms.
NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Progressive Diesel Injection has been keeping its customers’ equipment up and running since 1971 when Harry Ratvasky Sr., founded the company.