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Penn. fracking is too close to children, environmentalists warn

Metro Philadelphia featured the release of the PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center's new fracking report, "Dangerous and Close."

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PennEnvironment, two House Dems push for stronger regulations on shale drilling operations

PA State Representatives and top health experts joined the PennEnvironment Research and Policy Center to release a new report on fracking, "Dangerous and Close."

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Environmental Group: Raise Bonds For Drilling

Pennsylvania regulations requiring bonding or insurance from gas and oil drillers fall short in protecting taxpayers and citizens from potential damages, a state environmental group said Tuesday.

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Environmental Group: Raise Bonds For Drilling

Pennsylvania regulations requiring bonding or insurance from gas and oil drillers fall short in protecting taxpayers and citizens from potential damages, a state environmental group said Tuesday.

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Report Shows PA Fracking Requirements Inadequate

study released Tuesday by an environmental activist group shows Pennsylvania’s bonding practices are inadequate to cover the cost and range of damage from drilling and fracking activities.

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Drill And Ditch? Report Outlines State's Shortcomings to Protect Oil, Gas Leaseholders

In the event of fracking or drilling damages, Pennsylvanians and their communities may not be adequately covered financially when -- or if --  the bill comes, a new report says.

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New State Budget Is Clear Cut On Winners and Losers

HARRISBURG - The new $27.65 billion state budget produced clear winners and losers.

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Pennsylvania Environmental Group says State Budget is a Mixed Bag

Citizen-based group PennEnvironment is applauding state lawmakers for working to restore funding to a couple of programs that had been on the chopping block in Governor Tom Corbett’s initial budget proposal. Still, the group isn’t over the moon about the recently-passed spending plan.

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Pennsylvania politics roundup: Politics as usual

The proposal by House Appropriations Chairman William Adolph, R-Delaware, is included in an amended version of the 2012-13 state budget under negotiation between Gov. Tom Corbett and Republican legislative leaders.

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