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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


Updated: March 27, 2020 | 10:17 am

Mine workers’ union wants more protections against COVID-19

Gov. Wolf allowed coal mines to stay open amid coronavirus pandemic
By Reid Frazier

Updated: March 18, 2020 | 5:30 pm

Shell suspends construction of Beaver County petrochemical plant to address coronavirus concerns

On Tuesday, Shell said it was keeping the site open while working to limit the potential spread of the coronavirus. On Wednesday, it said suspending construction was in the “best long-term interest of our workforce, nearby townships” and the state.

By Reid Frazier

Shell keeps massive construction site in Beaver County site open despite coronavirus worries

Company says it is addressing crowding on 6,000 worker site
By Reid Frazier

Owners of Pa.’s Beaver Valley nuclear power station will keep it open because of state’s climate plan

New owners say they won't close the plant, as long as cap-and-trade plan goes through
By Reid Frazier


Attorney General says he’s investigating ‘more than a dozen’ criminal cases into oil and gas companies

Shapiro's probes are part of several involving shale gas industry
By Reid Frazier

Updated: March 5, 2020 | 11:56 am

Petrochemical town hall near Pittsburgh spotlights pollution, health worries

Attendees discussed drawbacks from a bill to give tax breaks for chemical plants
By Reid Frazier

Democrats could field an anti-fracking candidate in 2020. Can they win in Pennsylvania? 

Voters are split on the question of a fracking ban
By Reid Frazier

Federal prosecutors investigating pipeline company in connection with Beaver County blast

U.S. Attorney in Pittsburgh issued subpoenas to Energy Transfer
By Reid Frazier

DEP fines landfill near Pittsburgh for problems tied to fracking waste

Agreement includes plan to clean up liquid waste
By Reid Frazier
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