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Marcellus permit activity in Pennsylvania, August 3rd through August 9th

The Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania saw quite a bit of action over the last week. Unfortunately, even though permits are up, one company lost a worker in a traumatic accident. Last Tuesday morning, a tragic bulldozer accident took the life of a pipeline worker in Union Township, in northern Pennsylvania.  Ricky Dettman, 54 and a resident of Nebraska, was ...

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Bulldozer rolls over, kills pipeline worker

ROARING BRANCH, Pa. — A pipeline worker is dead after the bulldozer he was operating rolled over in northern Pennsylvania. It happened just before noon Tuesday in Union Township. State police say 54-year-old Ricky Dettman was driving a bulldozer on steep grade when it rolled down the hill, turning over several times before coming to a rest in an upright ...

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