Wednesday, October 3, 2012

PA Marcellus News Digest 10/3/12

PA Marcellus News Digest
October 3, 2012


DEP Announces Natural Gas Vehicle Seminar on Oct. 17 in Lycoming County
DEP Newsroom
Oct 3
WILLIAMSPORT -- The Department of Environmental Protection will hold a Natural Gas Vehicle seminar on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, Lycoming County, to help municipal and commercial fleet owners make informed decisions about converting their fleets to compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas.


Cabot’s Methodology Links Tainted Water Wells to Gas Fracking
Mark Drajem and Jim Efstathiou Jr.
Oct 2
Methane in two Pennsylvania water wells has a chemical fingerprint that links it to natural gas produced by hydraulic fracturing, evidence that such drilling can pollute drinking water.

The Hook’s new motto: We Shale Overcome
Daily Times
Sept 30
They have a new motto these days down in Marcus Hook.
We  Shale Overcome.
Goodbye Sunoco, hello Sunoco Logistics.
Goodbye crude oil, hello Marcellus Shale.

Trout Unlimited to offer training for stream testing
Reading Eagle
Oct 1
Trout Unlimited will train people to monitor streams for the impacts of gas drilling on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tully House along the Tulpehocken Creek at Gring's Mill Recreation Area, Spring Township.

Health study should be done independently
Republican Herald
Oct 1
Pennsylvania continues to fly blind regarding the public health consequences of large-scale natural gas production. Without data about drilling's consequences, lawmakers and regulators have no way of knowing whether the wide berth they have provided the industry, on matters ranging from environmental regulation, to taxation to local zoning, is the best public policy.

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