Tests by the Environmental Protection Agency of water in Dimock, Pennsylvania, found elevated levels of methane consistent with leakage from gas drilling nearby, according to scientists who reviewed the data. More »
A group including seven municipalities Thursday sued the state of Pennsylvania over its new law regulating the rapid growth of natural gas exploration, saying among other things that it unconstitutionally takes away the power to control property from towns and landowners for the benefit of the oil and gas industry. More »
An upstate New York landowners group may partner with a Canadian company that uses liquid propane instead of controversial water-based hydraulic fracturing to get natural gas flowing into wells. More »
Congress has passed a stopgap three-month transportation bill that does not include a provision to send 80 percent of Clean Water Act fines from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill to Gulf states. More »
Given gasoline prices are getting close to record highs while natural gas prices plunder to further new 10-year lows, natural gas vehicles (NGVs) are not surprisingly receiving a lot of attention in the media at the moment. More »
President Obama made a firm call Thursday for the Senate to approve a measure repealing some of the oil and gas industry’s tax incentives, just ahead of a high-profile vote in the upper chamber. More »
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