EXPLAINERS
Explainer Stories
"Calling the balls and strikes" -- the Public Utility Commission 126
AEPS: Requiring PA's Electric Companies To Buy Power From Alternative Sources 30
Air Quality 55
Cabot Oil and Gas 69
Cap-and-trade 11
Carbon capture 6
Chapter 78: controversial new drilling rules 32
Chesapeake Energy: A big driller that's had some problems 111
Chevron gas well fire claims a worker's life in Southwest Pennsylvania 18
Chris Abruzzo 9
Clean Power Plan 30
Climate Change 413
Corrections and Clarifications 76
DCNR: the agency balancing drilling and conservation interests 113
Deep Injection Wells 34
Deep Injection Wells: How Drilling Waste Is Disposed Underground 52
Delaware River Basin Commission: Battleground for Gas Drilling 103
Delaware Watershed 429
DEP: The Department That Regulates and Oversees Drilling 620
Dimock, PA: "Ground Zero" In The Fight Over Fracking 75
Earthquakes 20
Election 2014: Tom Corbett vs. Tom Wolf 27
Electric grid 16
Environmental justice 12
FERC 77
Fracking and public health in Pennsylvania 74
Fracking Earthquakes 20
Gov. Tom Wolf 163
Jobs: how Pennsylvania counts its gas workers 36
John Hanger, a wary drilling advocate 16
John Quigley 31
Keeping the lights on: the PJM Interconnection 28
Lancaster Against Pipelines 6
LNG exports: Marcellus Shale goes global 46
Marc 1 Hub Pipeline 11
Mariner East: A pipeline project plagued by mishaps and delays 290
Meet Joe Scarnati 32
Oil trains 47
Oil trains bring jobs, safety concerns to Pennsylvania 47
One of Corbett's Go-To Shale Guys, Jim Cawley 21
Patrick McDonnell 15
PennEast pipeline 29
PennFuture: PA's Top Environmental Advocacy Group 25
Pennsylvania's Busiest Drilling County: Bradford 82
Pennsylvania's Disclosure Rules: What The Frack's In The Ground? 38
Pennsylvania's First Shale Driller: Range Resources 64
Pennsylvania's Independent Fiscal Offce 12
Pennsylvania's New Pooling Law 15
Perilous Pathways: The Danger Of Drilling Near Abandoned Wells 9
Philadelphia Will Be "Shale Central" During Shale Gas Insight Conference 26
Pipelines: The new battleground over fracking 216
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative 40
Severance tax 43
Shell: One of World's Oldest Oil Companies Shifts Its Focus To Gas 79
Shortchanged: the fight over gas royalties 93
Tap Water Torches: How Faulty Gas Drilling Can Lead To Methane Migration 94
The Atlantic Sunrise pipeline 55
The Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission's Members and Mission 57
The Marcellus Shale, Explained 868
The oil and gas law of the land: Act 13 70
The Pennsylvania Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing, or 'Fracking' 716
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission: Guide to Who They Are and What They Do 47
Three Mile Island 60
Tom Corbett (Pa. governor, 2011-2015) 169
U.S. Energy Information Administration 32
What Are Your Burning Questions About Natural Gas Drilling? 15
What's An Ethane Cracker? 113
What's The Difference Between Wet And Dry Natural Gas? 30
Who's in The Marcellus Shale Coalition, and What Does It Do? 94
Williams Companies 19
Wind Energy 18
Your guide to pipelines 190
Your Guide to the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission Report 57