EXPLAINERS
Explainer Stories
"Calling the balls and strikes" -- the Public Utility Commission 116
AEPS: Requiring PA's Electric Companies To Buy Power From Alternative Sources 27
Air Quality 47
Cabot Oil and Gas 67
Cap-and-trade 6
Carbon capture 6
Chapter 78: controversial new drilling rules 32
Chesapeake Energy: A big driller that's had some problems 108
Chevron gas well fire claims a worker's life in Southwest Pennsylvania 18
Chris Abruzzo 9
Clean Power Plan 30
Climate Change 194
Corrections and Clarifications 76
DCNR: the agency balancing drilling and conservation interests 110
Deep Injection Wells 34
Deep Injection Wells: How Drilling Waste Is Disposed Underground 50
Delaware River Basin Commission: Battleground for Gas Drilling 99
Delaware Watershed 400
DEP: The Department That Regulates and Oversees Drilling 596
Dimock, PA: "Ground Zero" In The Fight Over Fracking 72
Earthquakes 20
Election 2014: Tom Corbett vs. Tom Wolf 27
Electric grid 15
FERC 77
Fracking and public health in Pennsylvania 74
Fracking Earthquakes 20
Gov. Tom Wolf 132
Jobs: how Pennsylvania counts its gas workers 35
John Hanger, a wary drilling advocate 16
John Quigley 31
Keeping the lights on: the PJM Interconnection 24
Lancaster Against Pipelines 5
LNG exports: Marcellus Shale goes global 45
Marc 1 Hub Pipeline 11
Mariner East: A pipeline project plagued by mishaps and delays 255
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 24
PennFuture: PA's Top Environmental Advocacy Group 24
Pennsylvania's Busiest Drilling County: Bradford 82
Pennsylvania's Climate Reports 86
Pennsylvania's Disclosure Rules: What The Frack's In The Ground? 37
Pennsylvania's First Shale Driller: Range Resources 60
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 209
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative 10
Severance tax 42
Shell: One of World's Oldest Oil Companies Shifts Its Focus To Gas 77
Shortchanged: the fight over gas royalties 92
Tap Water Torches: How Faulty Gas Drilling Can Lead To Methane Migration 93
The Atlantic Sunrise pipeline 55
The Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission's Members and Mission 57
The Marcellus Shale, Explained 856
The oil and gas law of the land: Act 13 69
The Pennsylvania Guide to Hydraulic Fracturing, or 'Fracking' 675
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission: Guide to Who They Are and What They Do 47
Three Mile Island 52
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? 101
What's The Difference Between Wet And Dry Natural Gas? 30
Who's in The Marcellus Shale Coalition, and What Does It Do? 93
Williams Companies 19
Wind Energy 17
Your guide to pipelines 183
Your Guide to the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission Report 57