Archive for May 25th, 2011

City of Lancaster, PA Water Testing Finds No Radioactivity Nor Salty Bromides in the Susquehanna River

A few months ago, the New York Times published a series of articles alleging that Pennsylvania’s waterways may contain radioactivity because Marcellus Shale drilling wastewater had been treated and discharged into streams and rivers in the state. The articles created a good deal of fear that drinking water supplies have been polluted in Pennsylvania.

Carroll County, OH Landowners Offered $3200 Per Acre for Shale Gas Leases

A Rotary meeting in East Liverpool, Ohio discussed shale gas drilling in Columbiana and Carroll Counties for both the Marcellus and Utica shales. Among the things learned at the meeting:

Union Protests Dominion Transmission in WV Over Lack of Local Workers in Building Pipelines

A local union in West Virginia is set to protest natural gas transmission facilities owned by Dominion over the issue of jobs and out-of-state workers being brought in to build new pipelines in the Wetzel County.

Chesapeake Energy Repairing 14 Roadways in Northeastern PA This Summer

In a press release issued yesterday, Chesapeake Energy announced it is working on 14 different roadway repair projects in Bradford and Sullivan Counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania due to be completed this summer.


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