The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is finally close to launching their much ballyhooed study on hydraulic fracturing, according the EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. Jackson spoke before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today.
Here’s what the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had to say about the use of diesel fuel as a fracking fluid in PA as alleged by Congressional Democrats in their letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson two days ago:
In 2004, US Airways stopped flying from Williamsport, PA to Pittsburgh, leaving only flights to Philadelphia to tie the Williamsport airport with the rest of the world. And in 2008, US Airways announced they would even stop those flights. Things looked pretty bleak for the airport. Then it all changed.
EQT Corporation is reducing it’s commitments to other gas exploration and concentrating on the Marcellus Shale over the next few years:
A landowner group in Columbiana County, OH is looking to form a second group with new members interested in leasing their land in the Marcellus Shale. An organizational meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 3rd: