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APNewsBreak: US drilling states guided on handling quakes

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater. The 150-page report, produced by the StatesFirst initiative, represents perhaps the most candid discussion on the topic since tremors across the mid-continent — including ...

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John Boehner, behind the tears

WASHINGTON — The “regular guy with a big job” has seemed at the center of palace intrigue forever, a man to shake things up in the old days, to be plotted against on and off ever since. There was nothing regular about John Boehner’s rise and fall and rise and fall in the House, nothing constant except that tan and ...

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Kasich: Ohio will aid workers losing jobs at uranium project

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) says the state will offer job-search support and other help for workers affected when the federal government halts a southern Ohio uranium enrichment project. The Department of Energy plans to end its contract for the American Centrifuge Project in Piketon at the end of September. About 235 workers have been notified of possible ...

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Fatal workplace injuries increase in Ohio

Ohio is one of 24 states where deaths on the job increased last year from the year before, according to newly updated state and federal data. There were 184 work-related fatalities across all occupations statewide in 2014, compared to 149 the year before, according to Ohio Department of Health, which tracks the state-level statistics in partnership with the federal government. ...

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US Steel eliminating jobs at Pittsburgh headquarters

PITTSBURGH — U.S. Steel is eliminating jobs at its downtown Pittsburgh headquarters. The company Thursday didn’t specify the number of cuts. It says they won’t affect unionized workers. Cassella says U.S. Steel is continuing to adjust its work force to operational and business needs. The company issued layoff warnings to production workers earlier this year and has idled steel-making operations ...

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Fracking issues won’t be on Ohio ballots

COLUMBUS — Voters in Fulton, Medina, and Athens counties will not vote on ballot issues designed to block the path of a gas pipeline across northern Ohio and more heavily regulate fracking operations. In a 6-1 decision, the state Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the attempt of citizens groups in those counties to force their way onto the Nov. 3 ...

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Step Energy scraps waterless fracking for now

When GasFrac began testing their waterless fracking technique in Ohio, the prospect of using less water appealed to developers and environmentalists alike– rather than using millions of gallons of water for hydraulic fracturing, GasFrac’s method used a propane gel to fracture the earth. But Ohio Energy Inc. reports developers of the once-innovative process recently sacked plans for further development after ...

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Marcellus and Utica activity, September 8-15

As Marcellus production chugs along with 31 newly-drilled wells in Pennsylvania from September 8 through 15, gasolines prices throughout the state dipped below $2 per gallon—a surprisingly low figure, even in the midst of a continuing price slump. National gas prices sit at an average of $2.33 per gallon, but motorists traveling through Pennsylvania reported prices as low $1.78 per ...

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