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Some levels are higher than what the EPA deems actionable. An agency spokesperson and the Philly health department say the levels don’t indicate health impacts for nearby neighborhoods. But the director of Global Public Health and the Common Good at Boston College said any exposure increases risk.
To cut methane leaks — and maybe work on their image — 2 Pa. gas drillers eye ‘responsibly sourced’ label
The companies are launching pilot programs to produce gas without harmful methane leaks. There are business reasons to do that, experts say.
If Wolf is successful, Pennsylvania would become the first major fossil fuel state to adopt a carbon pricing policy or join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
The move is one of several attempts by lawmakers to prevent the state joining the program through regulation.
US Steel says it spent $300 million on environmental improvements on the site since the fire, and is in favor of some enhanced public communication system.
State climate report predicts nearly six-degree temperature rise, more heat waves and intense storms by 2050
The report uses a worst-case scenario climate model, with no assumed solutions, to make its projections. Read the report here.
House Bill 1144 allows companies to spill up to five barrels of oil spills and up to 15 barrels of wastewater without reporting them to the state.
The proportion of wells built within the 500-foot distance of a building fell from 8.6 percent of wells prior to the law to 5.7 percent after. But the study’s authors said that trend was already occurring before the law was passed.
New Jersey wants to block the project, saying the constitution bars the private company from seizing state-controlled land through eminent domain.
The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee on Tuesday passed Senate Bill 119 along party lines.