Upper Burrell residents take sides on drilling

By Liz Hayes Upper Burrell residents Monday told supervisors they’re worried how the board might change the township’s regulations regarding where Marcellus shale natural gas drilling can occur. But they don’t all fear the same thing. Many worry supervisors will further restrict where drilling can occur, preventing residents from leasing their land to drillers. Others […]

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Murrysville Council Gets Update On Drilling Study

Pittsburgh Post Gazette By Tim Means Municipal planner Allen Cohen updated council last week on the deliberations of Murrysville’s Marcellus Shale Task Force. Mr. Cohen’s report laid out eight options the task force is considering to regulate drilling sites in the municipality. Keep the overlay district as mapped in the original oil and gas drilling […]

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York County Directs Marcellus Shale Funds Toward Delta Parks, Recreation

Commissioners directed $25,000 to the study for the borough YDR By Flint McColgan Residents of Delta in southern York County might soon get to enjoy public parks and other recreational development in their neighborhood. At their regular Wednesday morning meeting, York County Commissioners directed $25,000 of the county’s share of Marcellus Shale impact funds for […]

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Water Pipelines Mostly a Pipe Dream in the Marcellus

Powersource By Anya Litvak Happy Valley Road in Morgan Township has been a bustling thoroughfare for the past several years, with tanker trucks zooming through the Greene County community 24 hours a day. The township has tried to find alternate routes to break up the truck flow. EQT Corp., the oil and gas company drilling shale […]

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