At least know where you stand and what’s available, experts advise.
PITTSBURGH — The Colcom Foundation’s grant program Marcellus Environmental Fund has secured $150,000 for the Headwaters Quality Drinking Water Project to provide low income families in Jefferson, Elk, Potter, Cameron, Clinton, Centre and McKean counties with funding to secure chain of custody water sample analyses of their private water supplies prior to Marcellus Shale gas well drilling activities.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A study of more than 200 drinking-water wells near Marcellus Shale natural-gas wells in 20 counties did not find statistically significant evidence of contamination from hydraulic fracturing.
MANTUA, Ohio — Roy N. Brugmann, 80, died Oct. 28, 2011, at his residence. Born in Shalersville Township on May 16, 1931, he was the son of Oscar and Annie (Paserk) Brugmann Sr. A lifetime resident of the Mantua and Shalersville areas, he began his career in the sand and gravel business as a young […]
PITTSBURGH — CONSOL Energy Inc. announced it has closed on its agreement with Hess Corporation to jointly explore and develop CONSOL’s nearly 200,000 Utica Shale acres in Ohio.
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.
t’s hard to beat a cold glass of clear refreshing water to quench your thirst. I’ve been drinking a lot of water to beat the heat and I imagine you have too.
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.