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Reid Frazier

Reid R. Frazier is an energy reporter for The Allegheny Front, a Pittsburgh-based public media outlet covering the environment in Pennsylvania. His work has aired on NPR and Marketplace.

Latest by Reid Frazier


Study finds methane leaks in PA are much higher than state reports

Companies use EPA formulas that base emissions on the equipment in use. But the Environmental Defense Fund says when you measure leaks in the field, they’re “always much higher” than the estimates.

By Reid Frazier

Oil and gas companies asked, then received changes to Fed coronavirus stimulus program

Help with refinancing debt could help shale companies in PA
By Reid Frazier



The coal industry was already struggling. Now it’s getting hammered by coronavirus

'Everything that can go wrong, has gone wrong'
By Reid Frazier

DEP approves injection well in Plum, but uncertain economy might put project on hold

Coronavirus' impact includes turmoil in oil and gas industry
By Reid Frazier


500 construction workers to go back to work on Shell’s ethane cracker

State says power plant on Beaver Cracker site is ‘essential’
By Reid Frazier

DEP reaches agreement with Range Resources over Washington County air violations

Emissions from two well pads qualified as 'major source' from 2013 to 2015
By Reid Frazier

EPA rolls back air regulations for waste coal plants in western Pa., W.Va.

Mercury rule exemption applies to three plants in Pennsylvania, one in West Virginia
By Reid Frazier
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