Environmental groups cheered the plan, which calls for spending on everything from renewable energy to plugging old oil and gas wells that emit methane.
The discharge is not toxic, but it can hurt stream life. And people who live near the work site are fed up with a project one says moves ‘full steam ahead’ no matter the consequences.
Green hydrogen is seen as a possible solution for industries with hard-to-cut emissions, like shipping and aviation
Increasing rain, aging infrastructure lead growing number of municipalities to adopt stormwater fees
Supervisors in one Centre County township recently passed a stormwater fee, but not everyone thinks it was needed.
Alerted by high COVID ‘activity,’ state health officials visited Shell’s Beaver County ethane cracker
Largest construction site in the country had over 100 cases in December; photos show mask policy not always followed.
If the chemical-laced water reaches the surface, it can cause problems. One expert says it would be hard to totally prevent that from happening.
Pennsylvania’s highest court has delivered a victory for natural gas exploration firms, ruling that the state attorney general’s office doesn’t have authority under state law to sue them on anti-trust grounds over their mineral rights-leasing practices.
The company’s internal audit found it diverted or filled in over 28 acres of wetlands and 2,300 feet of streams in Pennsylvania.
A proposed state regulation is expected this year that would set health limits for some of the chemicals, which have been linked to serious illnesses.
The DEP says it is working on cleanup standards the developer would have to meet before it could build town homes on the 14-acre Bishop Tube site, which is polluted with a number of toxic chemicals.
The projects spread across six counties will add 191 megawatts of solar energy in the state, nearly double how much is produced statewide now.
A company spokesperson said the purpose of putting in new pollution controls is to improve the efficiency of the pollution collection system, not to increase coke production