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Attorneys for the Bailey family filed two lawsuits July 12 to force the Ohio Department of Agriculture to defend its land from the pipeline and to stop Columbia Gas of Ohio from moving forward with eminent domain proceedings.

In 2020, 7.1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas came out of more than 10,000 unconventional wells in Pennsylvania. That’s the largest volume of natural gas produced in the state in a single year, according to the state's annual Oil and Gas Report.

A new law in Ohio prohibits local governments from banning the use of natural gas and encourages the use of propane. Gov. Mike DeWine signed House Bill 201 into law July 1. Ohio joins more than a dozen states that enacted similar legislation this year.

Responsibly sourced natural gas is the latest attempt for oil and gas companies to show they are environmentally responsible and socially conscious, but there’s some debate as to whether it’s a green victory or it’s greenwashing.

Encino Energy won the large business Excellence Award, given out by the Eastern Ohio Development Alliance.

More than $146 million will be distributed from the 2020 reporting year. That's down $54 million from the previous year, according to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

Pennsylvania lawmakers are considering a bill that would prevent local governments from restricting the type of energy its residents use. Senate Bill 275 is being called an “energy choice” bill by its supporters. Opponents say it’s unnecessary and problematic.

Northeast Natural Gas recently announced it will seek a responsibly sourced natural gas certification, joining Chesapeake and EQT as the third producer to do so in the Marcellus Shale fields.

Domestic natural gas consumption is going to continue to fall through 2021 and 2022, according to government forecasts. Though consumption in some sectors is expected to grow this year, overall natural gas use will likely drop, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s April Short-Term Energy Outlook.

The nine Pennsylvania DEP Driving PA Forward funded projects will replace school buses, garbage trucks, cement trucks and other heavy equipment with new cleaner diesel or compressed natural gas-powered vehicles. About $2.4 million was awarded in this funding round.