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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

Natural gas leak in western Pa., thought to have been stopped, is leaking again

The company reported “a preliminary, conservative estimate” that the well was losing 100 million cubic feet a day.

By Reid Frazier

CNX fined $200K for natural gas-related spills in Greene County

CNX delayed reporting and cleanup, the Department of Environmental Protection said.

By Reid Frazier

Natural gas leak in western Pa. stopped after 11 days

Methane, the main component of natural gas, is a highly potent greenhouse gas, 80 times more powerful than carbon dioxide over short time periods.

By Reid Frazier

Tom Wolf signs $2 billion tax package that encourages natural gas production in Pa.

Despite the size of the package, lawmakers introduced and passed the bill in just a few hours with no public hearings.
By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

Updated: October 27, 2022 | 3:16 pm

Pa.’s natural gas industry set to get billions in state tax credits

Environmental groups criticize the tax credits because they would heavily subsidize natural gas production, a process that emits the potent greenhouse gas methane.

By Sam Dunklau

Tom Wolf and Pa. lawmakers look to push through massive tax incentives for natural gas, as Nov. 8 election approaches,

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and top state lawmakers are hurriedly negotiating a massive economic development package that would encourage natural gas development in Pennsylvania.

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA

Gov. Wolf vetoes bid to block all-electric building codes in Pennsylvania

The Democratic governor said the legislation takes away “local decision-making” from municipalities that are looking to address climate change.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania natural gas hits highest price in last decade, report says

Natural gas prices hit an average of $4.10 per million British thermal units in the first three months of 2022.

By Rachel McDevitt