The Environmental Quality Board voted 16-2 to adopt the rule limiting emissions of volatile organic compounds and methane at existing conventional gas sites.
The no-contest plea to multiple criminal charges marks the first time Cabot Oil and Gas has taken responsibility for destroying drinking water supplies.
As the climate changes and brings more risks to the traditional farming schedule, farmers are looking for ways to make sure their crops survive.
The backbone of the nation’s current water quality regulations dates back to the early 1970s with the passage of laws like the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Clean Water Act, which is 50 years old as of Oct. 18.
In Pa., climate change can increase flooding risk in places that rarely worried about it. This community is seeking solutions
The intense storms that cause flash floods are likely to become more common in Pennsylvania with climate change, and they’re happening outside historical floodplains.
Pennsylvania environmental regulators are meeting Wednesday to vote on an emergency measure to limit emissions from some oil and gas sites.
Dimock drew national notoriety after people were filmed lighting their tap water on fire in the Emmy Award-winning 2010 documentary.
Pennsylvania core samples have a lot of value for researchers now looking for the best places to inject carbon dioxide, so it can’t reach the atmosphere.
Residents of a rural community whose drinking water has been contaminated for 14 years have met with high-level officials in the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office.
The federal government says it will continue heightened enforcement in the state indefinitely.
The company reported “a preliminary, conservative estimate” that the well was losing 100 million cubic feet a day.
CNX delayed reporting and cleanup, the Department of Environmental Protection said.
Methane, the main component of natural gas, is a highly potent greenhouse gas, 80 times more powerful than carbon dioxide over short time periods.