Pennsylvania Natural Gas Study Reveals No Major Spills In Surface Water But Did Not Examine Aquifers

PITTSBURGH (AP), March 12, 2013 — Pennsylvania’s waterways show little evidence of damage from toxic chemical spills from its fast-growing natural gas industry, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.

The study examined the impact of gas drilling on surface water from the drilling boom but did

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Green Energy Company Viridian to Launch Washington, D.C. and Delaware Markets

Viridian Energy, a leading provider of affordable, green energy, today announced it will launch its newest markets, Washington, D.C. and Delaware. For the past several months, Viridian Energy has conducted a series of pre-launch training and sustainability events in the area, gaining momentum and preparing for the launch of service. By expanding into Washington, D.C.

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Pampers Plant a Model of Sustainability

For 45 years the Procter & Gamble plant in Mehoopany Township, Wyoming County, was sitting on a shale gas gold mine. But it wasn’t until 2009 that the company realized they had hit the lottery. That’s when Citrus Energy drilled its first well on P&G’s 1400 acre property in Wyoming County, and realized there was

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Conversion of coal-burning Urquhart unit will cut emissions

South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. is shuttering several coal-fired power units that have become too costly and converting a unit at the Urquhart plant in Beech Island. In a filing Wednesday before the state’s Public Service Commission, the utility said its statewide plan includes converting Unit 3 at the Urquhart Steam Generating Plant from

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