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Chesapeake fined $1.9 million for wetland, stream violations in PA

The company’s internal audit found it diverted or filled in over 28 acres of wetlands and 2,300 feet of streams in Pennsylvania. 

By Reid Frazier

Chesapeake Energy to pay $5.3 million in settlement with AG

Under the settlement with Pennsylvania’s Attorney General, landowners will get paid up to $700 and can renegotiate their leases.

By Rachel McDevitt

Report: Chesapeake Energy plans to file for bankruptcy

Oklahoma-based company led land rush into northeast Pennsylvania at start of fracking boom
By Susan Phillips

Royalties: Why some strike it rich in the natural gas patch, and others strike out

When natural gas companies approached Charlie Clark and Jim Barrett about the minerals under their farms, the northern Pennsylvania landowners in neighboring counties both decided to let them drill.

By Marie Cusick and Amy Sisk

What happens after the boom?

By Marie Cusick