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Pa. families call on Josh Shapiro to fulfill recommendations of fracking grand jury

Moms and Dads-Family Awareness of Cancer Threat Spike met at the state capitol to share stories about illnesses they’ve experienced since fracking boomed in the southwest corner of the state.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pitt study: Higher risk of lymphoma, asthma for those near fracking, but ‘no association’ to Ewing Sarcoma

Dozens of children and young adults were diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma and other forms of cancer in a four-county area outside Pittsburgh, where energy companies have drilled more than 4,000 wells since 2008, according to state records.

By Reid Frazier

Study finds radioactive materials in Pa. waterways near treatment plants linked with fracking waste

Over 30 landfills in the state accept fracking waste like drill cuttings.

By Reid Frazier

Republican lawmakers want to replace ‘protection’ with ‘services’ at DEP

The measure’s sponsor said a name change could spark what he sees as a needed culture change.

By Rachel McDevitt

Fracking wastewater is banned from watershed by Delaware River Basin Commission

The Delaware River Basin Commission said its decision will control future pollution, protect public health and preserve the waters of the basin.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Plea hearing scheduled in ‘Gasland’ drilling pollution case in Dimock

Dimock drew national notoriety after people were filmed lighting their tap water on fire in the Emmy Award-winning 2010 documentary.

By The Associated Press

In Pa. Senate race, Fetterman and Oz change views on fracking, trying to match voters

Most people don’t want fracking banned, but do support regulation. Politicians, especially Democrats in Pa., may have to walk a tricky line.

By Reid Frazier