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What’s in a Flame? Industry Says it Burns Only for Them

The Marcellus Shale Coalition wants to keep their flame burning. The industry group recently contacted the organizers of Shale Gas Outrage through their website host with a demand to take down the “Outrage” flame for trademark violation. The Marcellus Shale Coalition has trademarked their blue and green flame as a logo for their annual Shale [...]

Marcus Hook Refinery to Process Marcellus Shale Gas

Last week Gov. Tom Corbett demurred on answering questions about the fate of Sunoco’s Marcus Hook plant in Delaware County. “I wouldn’t want to scoop myself,” he told reporters. But now we know that plans are in the works to revive the shuttered facility with the flow of Marcellus Shale natural gas from the western [...]

Shale Gas Outrage: One Arrest

Update: Police arrested only one person, earlier we reported two arrests. Philadelphia Police arrested two protesters this morning outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Conference attendees heading to the second day of Shale Gas Insight were greeted by a couple dozen protesters who were marching in a circle and chanting “ban fracking now.” Some were telling [...]

Gas Drilling Debated on Radio Times

WHYY Radio Times host Marty Moss-Coane spoke with a drilling critic and a drilling advocate on Thursday morning. If you missed it live, you can listen here. Former DEP secretary under Gov. Rendell John Hanger talked about how drilling can be done safely. But writer and ecologist Sandra Steingraber says it’s an industry that can’t [...]

Frackers and Fractivists Flock to Philly

Natural gas industry professionals and their critics will be crossing paths in downtown Philadelphia Thursday and Friday. But don’t expect the two groups to engage in a detente. Two thousand people are expected to attend the second annual Shale Gas Insight 2012 conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, generating more than $5 million in economic [...]

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