Reid Frazier | StateImpact Pennsylvania

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

DEP fines CNX $310,000 for pipeline spills in Washington County

Drilling waste, drilling mud got into groundwater, streams
By Reid Frazier

AG charges two pipeline companies over spills in Washington County

Grand jury: contractor 'looked the other way' on one of the spills
By Reid Frazier

After five new cases, Shell puts COVID testing site at Beaver County cracker

Workforce up to 3,700 and will increase next week
By Reid Frazier

Trump administration finalizing rollback of rules for landmark environmental law

NEPA reviews play big role in large pipeline projects
By Reid Frazier

U.S. Department of Energy putting money into coal ‘innovation’ grants

$122 million to go to research into using coal as a base for materials
By Reid Frazier

Updated: June 26, 2020 | 3:30 pm

Pa. grand jury report on fracking: DEP failed to protect public health

“Regulators were supposed to prevent abuse by big corporations, and level the playing field,” Attorney General Josh Shapiro said. “But they didn’t.”

By Reid Frazier and Susan Phillips

Mineworkers’ unions sue Trump Administration over lack of COVID-19 safety rules

Suit says emergency rules needed because of 'grave danger' to miners
By Reid Frazier

Range Resources pleads no contest to environmental crimes at southwest Pa. well sites

AG Josh Shapiro charges company for leaks, spills in Washington County
By Reid Frazier

Updated: June 5, 2020 | 12:58 pm

House Speaker Turzai accepted $11K flight from businessman with fracking-related companies

In Pennsylvania, lawmakers can legally take gifts. The head of an organization pushing for a ban on such gifts said they contribute to a “culture of corruption” in Harrisburg.

By Reid Frazier