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A Marcellus Shale well in the Tiadaghton State Forest in Lycoming County. The state made nearly $400 million in gas drilling leases over the past four years. Pennsylvania could lose upward of 90,000 acres of forest to Marcellus drilling in the next 20 years.

Pa. judges seek balance for leasing park, forest land to drillers

The 2-year-old case challenges the constitutionality of leasing state conservation lands to raise money for general government spending.


Dominion Resources Cove Point LNG Import Terminal in Lusby, Maryland. The facility is one of several in the U.S. seeking approval to export liquefied natural gas overseas.

Advocacy group seeks faster approval for LNG exports

A pro-export organization is making its way to Pennsylvania, fighting for a streamlined approval process


Wind turbines are used to produce electricity near Somerset, Somerset County. Pennsylvania lawmakers have commissioned a report on the impact of wind farms in the state.

State organization to study impact of wind farms in Pennsylvania

Report is expected to include farms’ impact on the state’s landscape, wildlife and electric grid.


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