September 20, 2017

Philadelphia Seeks Ban on Gas Drilling Method

Philadelphia seeks ban on natgas-drilling method
By Jon Hurdle, Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:37pm EDT

(Reuters) – Philadelphia officials asked a state regulator on Thursday to ban the natural-gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing until its environmental effects, especially on drinking water, are studied.

The City Council urged the … Continue reading

Final Impact Assessment Report of Natural Gas Production in the New York City Water Supply Watershed

Hazen and Sawyer, Environmental Engineers and Scientists

Executive Summary

This report presents the results of an assessment performed by the New York City Department ofEnvironmental Protection (NYCDEP) and its consultants, the Joint Venture of Hazen and Sawyer, P.C., and Leggette, Brashears and Graham, Inc., evaluating potential impacts to the NYC … Continue reading

Gas Drilling Critics Welcome Move by U.S. Regulator

Gas drilling critics welcome move by U.S. regulator
By Jon Hurdle, Reuters, Fri May 29, 2009 4:07pm EDT

May 29 (Reuters) – Opponents of natural gas drilling in the U.S. northeast on Friday welcomed new restrictions by an interstate regulator requiring prior approval for any new projects in the Delaware … Continue reading